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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study NO 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Norway, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1239
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Have you had any children?"
0   None
1   1 child
2   2 children
3   3 children
4   4 children
5   5 children
6   6 or more children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
1       M=3.25     Mt=7.5
2       M=3.24     Mt=7.5
3       M=3.24     Mt=7.5
4       M=3.16     Mt=7.2
5       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=3.23     Mt=7.4
1       M=3.32     Mt=7.7
2       M=3.27     Mt=7.6
3       M=3.34     Mt=7.8
4       M=3.27     Mt=7.6
5       M=3.23     Mt=7.4
6       M=3.28     Mt=7.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 0       M=2.08      Mt=7.1
1       M=2.37      Mt=7.4
2       M=2.53      Mt=7.5
3       M=2.33      Mt=7.3
4       M=2.47      Mt=7.5
5       M=2.19      Mt=7.2
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.40      Mt=7.1
1       M=7.40      Mt=7.1
2       M=7.53      Mt=7.3
3       M=7.39      Mt=7.1
4       M=7.96      Mt=7.7
5       M=7.81      Mt=7.6
6       M=7.30      Mt=7.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.61      Mt=7.3
1       M=7.74      Mt=7.5
2       M=7.70      Mt=7.4
3       M=7.78      Mt=7.5
4       M=7.61      Mt=7.3
5       M=7.36      Mt=7.1
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.00 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.05 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.00 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.03 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.05 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.00 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-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = 0 ns