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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
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Have you had any children?"
0   None
1   1 child
2   2 children
3   3 children
4   4 children
5   5 children
6   6 or more children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=2.79     Mt=6.0
1       M=2.93     Mt=6.4
2       M=2.92     Mt=6.4
3       M=2.90     Mt=6.3
4       M=2.83     Mt=6.1
5       M=2.83     Mt=6.1
6       M=2.90     Mt=6.3
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=6.45      Mt=6.1
1       M=7.00      Mt=6.6
2       M=7.05      Mt=6.7
3       M=6.74      Mt=6.4
4       M=6.42      Mt=6.0
5       M=5.78      Mt=5.3
6       M=6.13      Mt=5.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.05 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.04 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.14 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.12 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income