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
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 = + 1       M=2.70      Mt=5.7
2       M=2.83      Mt=6.1
3       M=2.67      Mt=5.6
4       M=2.52      Mt=5.1
5       M=2.78      Mt=5.9
6       M=2.88      Mt=6.3
7       M=2.86      Mt=6.2
8       M=2.90      Mt=6.3
9       M=2.94      Mt=6.5
10      M=2.90      Mt=6.3
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = + 1       M=5.62      Mt=5.1
2       M=5.69      Mt=5.2
3       M=5.39      Mt=4.9
4       M=5.39      Mt=4.9
5       M=6.11      Mt=5.7
6       M=6.60      Mt=6.2
7       M=6.70      Mt=6.3
8       M=6.94      Mt=6.6
9       M=7.14      Mt=6.8
10      M=7.03      Mt=3.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.12 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.22 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.08 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.18 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.11 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.21 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income