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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
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=3.33     Mt=7.8
2       M=3.35     Mt=7.8
3       M=3.43     Mt=8.1
4       M=3.40     Mt=8.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=8.10      Mt=7.9
2       M=8.02      Mt=7.8
3       M=8.05      Mt=7.8
4       M=7.83      Mt=7.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=2.13      Mt=7.1
2       M=2.53      Mt=7.5
3       M=2.62      Mt=7.6
4       M=2.70      Mt=7.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.06 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.08 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.05 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.07 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.07 ns ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.02 ns ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.09 p < .05 ß controlled for sex and age