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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study BR 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Brazil 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1782
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=2.88      Mt=6.3
2       M=2.98      Mt=6.6
3       M=3.05      Mt=6.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.90      Mt=6.6
2       M=7.23      Mt=6.9
3       M=7.49      Mt=7.2
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .96      Mt=6.0  
2       M=1.56      Mt=6.6
3       M=1.76      Mt=6.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.97      Mt=6.6
2       M=3.03      Mt=6.8
3       M=3.10      Mt=7.0
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.00      Mt=6.0  
2       M=1.41      Mt=6.4
3       M=1.49      Mt=6.5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.15      Mt=6.8
2       M=7.45      Mt=7.2
3       M=7.78      Mt=7.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.09 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.14 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.13 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.07 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.09 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.09 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.09 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.08 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.08 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.07 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.10 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.13 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.07 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.09 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.08 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.10 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.11 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )