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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study KR 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, South Korea, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1251
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Membership of volun-tary organizations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of 'yes' responses: "Which, if any of these organizations do you belong to....?" For example: Religious or church organizations, Political parties or groups, Sports or recreation (16 items). The summed score is divided
into 3 categories ....
1   0
2   1
3   2 - 16

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.82      Mt=6.1
2       M=2.85      Mt=6.2
3       M=2.91      Mt=6.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.26      Mt=5.8
2       M=6.74      Mt=6.4
3       M=6.98      Mt=6.6
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.04 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.10 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.05 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.11 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )