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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
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=3.06     Mt=6.9
2       M=3.13     Mt=7.1
3       M=3.05     Mt=6.8
4       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.27      Mt=7.0
2       M=7.30      Mt=7.0
3       M=7.21      Mt=6.9
4       M=7.08      Mt=6.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.00      Mt=6.0
2       M=1.54      Mt=6.5
3       M=1.39      Mt=6.4
4       M=1.48      Mt=6.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.09 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.08 p < .01 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 = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income