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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study AR 1991

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Argentina, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1002
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived fate control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How much freedom of choice and control do you feel you have over the way your life turns out?" rated on a 10-point numerical scale ranging from 'none at all' to 'a great deal'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = 1       M=2.24      Mt=4.1
2       Less than 10 Ss
3       M=2.26      Mt=4.2
4       M=3.04      Mt=6.8
5       M=2.95      Mt=6.5
6       M=3.00      Mt=6.7
7       M=3.15      Mt=7.2
8       M=3.18      Mt=7.3
9       M=3.23      Mt=7.4
10      M=3.17      Mt=7.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = 1       M=5.50      Mt=5.0
2       Less than 10 Ss1
3       M=5.43      Mt=4.9
4       M=6.44      Mt=6.0
5       M=6.43      Mt=6.0
6       M=7.09      Mt=6.8  
7       M=7.22      Mt=6.9
8       M=7.44      Mt=7.2
9       M=8.00      Mt=7.8
10      M=8.09      Mt=7.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M= .09      Mt=5.1
2       Less than 10 Ss
3       M=-.04      Mt=5.0
4       M=1.07      Mt=6.1
5       M= .78      Mt=5.8
6       M=1.24      Mt=6.2
7       M=1.37      Mt=6.4
8       M=1.38      Mt=6.4
9       M=1.91      Mt=6.9
10      M=1.68      Mt=6.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.20 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.34 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.22 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.14 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.27 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.20 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.32 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.22 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income