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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study PL 1989

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Poland, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 938
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Current socio- economic status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Interviewer estimate ....
1   DE Manual workers - unskilled,        unemployed
2   C2 Manual workers - skilled,        semi-skilled
3   C1 Middle, non-manual workers
4   AB Upper, upper-middle class

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.67      Mt=5.6
2       M=2.96      Mt=6.5
3       M=3.03      Mt=6.8
4       M=3.06      Mt=6.9
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.22      Mt=4.7
2       M=6.47      Mt=6.1
3       M=6.99      Mt=6.7
4       M=7.84      Mt=7.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.21      Mt=6.2
2       M=1.13      Mt=6.1
3       M=1.80      Mt=6.8
4       M=2.21      Mt=7.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.15 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.20 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.17 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.13 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.13 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.13 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.09 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.11 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.12 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income