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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study CH 1989

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1400
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=3.26     Mt=7.5
2       M=3.31     Mt=7.7
3       M=3.27     Mt=7.6
4       M=3.33     Mt=7.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.25     Mt=7.5
2       M=3.27     Mt=7.6
3       M=3.29     Mt=7.6
4       M=3.31     Mt=7.7
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.34      Mt=7.0
2       M=7.54      Mt=7.3
3       M=7.46      Mt=7.2
4       M=7.53      Mt=7.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.25     Mt=7.5
2       M=3.27     Mt=7.6
3       M=3.29     Mt=7.6
4       M=3.31     Mt=7.7
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.26      Mt=7.0
2       M=7.69      Mt=7.4
3       M=7.82      Mt=7.6
4       M=7.82      Mt=7.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.34      Mt=7.0
2       M=7.54      Mt=7.3
3       M=7.46      Mt=7.2
4       M=7.53      Mt=7.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.19     Mt=7.3
2       M=3.24     Mt=7.5
3       M=3.28     Mt=7.6
4       M=3.42     Mt=8.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=8.39      Mt=8.2
2       M=8.22      Mt=8.0
3       M=8.35      Mt=8.2
4       M=8.54      Mt=8.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.09 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.09 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.05 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.04 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.04 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.09 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.06 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.05 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.06 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income