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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
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=3.11     Mt=7.0
1       M=3.07     Mt=6.9
2       M=3.05     Mt=6.8
3       M=3.11     Mt=7.0
4       M=3.24     Mt=7.6
5       Less than 10 Ss
6       M=2.88     Mt=6.3
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
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=1.76      Mt=6.8  
1       M=1.44      Mt=6.4
2       M=1.67      Mt=6.7
3       M=1.62      Mt=6.6
4       M=1.60      Mt=6.6
5       M=1.50      Mt=6.5
6       M=1.81      Mt=6.8
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=1.06      Mt=6.1  
1       M=1.01      Mt=6.0
2       M=1.19      Mt=6.2
3       M=1.32      Mt=6.3
4       M=1.94      Mt=6.9
5       Less than 10 Ss
6       M= .63      Mt=5.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = 0       M=7.58      Mt=7.3
1       M=7.60      Mt=7.3
2       M=7.62      Mt=7.4
3       M=7.96      Mt=7.7
4       M=7.79      Mt=7.5
5       Less than 10 Ss
6       M=7.71      Mt=7.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.00 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-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 r = +.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.05 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.04 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.00 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 = -.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.03 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 = +.05 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 = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income