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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study IS 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Iceland 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 702
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=3.31     Mt=7.7
1       M=3.31     Mt=7.7
2       M=3.43     Mt=8.1
3       M=3.46     Mt=8.2
4       M=3.38     Mt=7.9
5       M=3.42     Mt=8.1
6       M=3.42     Mt=8.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.90      Mt=7.7
1       M=8.13      Mt=7.9
2       M=8.00      Mt=7.8
3       M=8.16      Mt=8.0
4       M=7.94      Mt=7.7
5       M=8.20      Mt=8.0
6       M=7.93      Mt=7.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=2.36      Mt=7.4  
1       M=2.55      Mt=7.6
2       M=2.79      Mt=7.8
3       M=2.48      Mt=7.5
4       M=2.63      Mt=7.6
5       M=2.40      Mt=7.4
6       M=2.12      Mt=7.1
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.08 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.07 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.10 p < .05 ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.09 ns ß controlled for sex and age