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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
Political concern
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How interested would you say you are in politics?"
1   Not at all interested
2   Not very interested
3   Somewhat interested
4   Very interested

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.27     Mt=7.6
2       M=3.23     Mt=7.4
3       M=3.23     Mt=7.4
4       M=3.18     Mt=7.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.25     Mt=7.5
2       M=3.27     Mt=7.6
3       M=3.29     Mt=7.6
4       M=3.31     Mt=7.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.62      Mt=6.6
2       M=2.25      Mt=7.2
3       M=2.36      Mt=7.4
4       M=2.60      Mt=7.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.34      Mt=7.0
2       M=7.54      Mt=7.3
3       M=7.46      Mt=7.2
4       M=7.53      Mt=7.3
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.55      Mt=7.3
2       M=7.95      Mt=7.7
3       M=7.65      Mt=7.4
4       M=7.47      Mt=7.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.06 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.10 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.04 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.06 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.04 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.08 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.08 p < .05