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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study SE 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Sweden, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1047
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Level of school- education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "At what age did you or will you complete your full time education, either at school or at an institution of higher education?"
1   <12  years
2   13  years
3   14  years
4   15  years
5   16  years
6   17  years
7   18  years
8   19  years
9   20  years
10  21+ years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       Less than 10 Ss
2       M=3.44     Mt=8.1
3       M=3.29     Mt=7.6
4       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
5       M=3.32     Mt=7.7
6       M=3.22     Mt=7.4
7       M=3.46     Mt=8.2
8       M=3.51     Mt=8.4
9       M=3.33     Mt=7.8
10      M=3.37     Mt=7.9
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       Empty category
2       Empty category
3       M=7.16      Mt=6.9
4       M=7.08      Mt=6.8
5       M=7.15      Mt=6.8
6       M=7.20     Mt=6.9
7       M=7.54      Mt=7.3
8       Empty category                           
9       M=7.45      Mt=7.2
10      M=7.42      Mt=7.1
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       Empty category
2       Empty category
3       M=1.05      Mt=6.1
4       M=1.29      Mt=6.3
5       M=1.41      Mt=6.4
6       M=1.65      Mt=6.7
7       M=1.81      Mt=6.8
8       Empty category                           
9       M=1.86      Mt=6.9
10      M=1.82      Mt=6.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       Empty category
2       Empty category
3       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
4       M=3.03     Mt=6.8
5       M=3.07     Mt=6.9
6       M=3.06     Mt=6.9
7       M=3.04     Mt=6.8
8       Empty category
9       M=3.06     Mt=6.9
10      M=3.02     Mt=6.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       Less than 10 Ss
2       M=3.00      Mt=8.0
3       M=2.94      Mt=7.9
4       M=2.58      Mt=7.6
5       M=2.81      Mt=7.8
6       M=2.56      Mt=7.6
7       M=2.75      Mt=7.8
8       M=3.03      Mt=8.0        
9       M=2.70      Mt=7.7
10      M=3.07      Mt=8.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       Less than 10 Ss
2       M=8.17      Mt=8.0
3       M=7.98      Mt=7.8
4       M=7.91      Mt=7.7
5       M=7.76      Mt=7.5
6       M=7.76      Mt=7.5
7       M=7.95      Mt=7.7
8       M=8.05      Mt=7.8         
9       M=7.84      Mt=7.6
10      M=8.06      Mt=7.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.05 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.13 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.06 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.07 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.04 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.06 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.04 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.10 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.08 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.05 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.06 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income