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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
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=2.60     Mt=5.3
2       M=2.85     Mt=6.2
3       M=2.91     Mt=6.4
4       M=2.78     Mt=6.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.70      Mt=5.2
2       M=6.76      Mt=6.4
3       M=6.84      Mt=6.5
4       M=6.34      Mt=5.9
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = 0 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income