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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study FI 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Finland, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 588
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Membership of volun-tary organizations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of 'yes' responses: "Which, if
any of these organizations do you
belong to....?" For example: Religious or church organizations, Political
parties or groups, Sports or recreation (16 items). The summed score is divided into 3 categories ....
1   0
2   1
3   2 - 16

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.06      Mt=6.9
2       M=3.03      Mt=6.8
3       M=3.13      Mt=7.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.27      Mt=7.0
2       M=7.68      Mt=7.4
3       M=7.62      Mt=7.4
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.27      Mt=6.3  
2       M=1.64      Mt=6.6
3       M=2.31      Mt=7.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.26      Mt=7.5
2       M=3.28      Mt=7.6
3       M=3.31      Mt=7.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .93      Mt=5.9  
2       M= .92      Mt=5.9
3       M=1.44      Mt=6.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.61      Mt=7.3
2       M=7.53      Mt=7.3
3       M=7.80      Mt=7.6
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.05 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.20 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.07 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.09 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.08 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.10 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.06 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.04 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.03 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.07 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.14 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.08 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.08 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.07 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.06 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.13 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )