# Correlational findings

## Study Timmermans (1997): study MX 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Mexico, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1531
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

## Correlate

Authors's label
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Here is a scale of incomes and we would like to know in what group your household is, counting all wages, salaries, pensions and other incomes that come in" rated on a 10-point scale, recoded to a 5-point
scale (scale categories not reported in
datafile).

## Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = + 1       M=2.58     Mt=5.3
2       M=2.82     Mt=6.1
3       M=2.84     Mt=6.1
4       M=2.94     Mt=6.5
5       M=3.04     Mt=6.8
6       M=3.06     Mt=6.9
7       M=3.04     Mt=6.8
8       M=3.11     Mt=7.0
9       M=3.45     Mt=8.2
10      M=3.21     Mt=7.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = + 1       M=7.36      Mt=7.1
2       M=7.20      Mt=6.9
3       M=7.08      Mt=6.8
4       M=7.48      Mt=7.2
5       M=7.50      Mt=7.2
6       M=7.60      Mt=7.3
7       M=7.86      Mt=7.6
8       M=7.67      Mt=7.4
9       M=8.62      Mt=8.5
10      M=7.80      Mt=7.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = + 1       M=1.38      Mt=6.4
2       M=1.02      Mt=6.0
3       M=1.07      Mt=6.1
4       M=1.47      Mt=6.5
5       M=1.46      Mt=6.5
6       M=1.79      Mt=6.8
7       M=1.73      Mt=6.7
8       M=1.54      Mt=6.5
9       M=2.76      Mt=7.8
10      M=2.55      Mt=7.6
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.16 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.11 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.15 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.12 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.07 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.10 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.15 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.11 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.15 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age