# Correlational findings

## Study Timmermans (1997): study CL 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Chile, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

## Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived fate control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How much freedom of choice and control do you feel you have over the way your life turns out?" rated on a 10-point numerical scale ranging from 'none at all' to 'a great deal'.

## Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = + 1       M=2.67      Mt=5.6
2       M=2.77      Mt=5.9
3       M=2.59      Mt=5.3
4       M=2.90      Mt=6.3
5       M=2.86      Mt=6.2
6       M=3.10      Mt=7.0
7       M=3.05      Mt=6.8
8       M=3.15      Mt=7.2
9       M=3.15      Mt=7.2
10      M=3.14      Mt=7.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = + 1       M=5.98      Mt=5.5
2       M=6.29      Mt=5.9
3       M=6.06      Mt=5.6
4       M=6.41      Mt=6.0
5       M=6.68      Mt=6.3
6       M=7.18      Mt=6.9
7       M=7.37      Mt=7.1
8       M=7.94      Mt=7.7
9       M=8.34      Mt=8.2
10      M=8.57      Mt=8.4
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = + 1       M= .10      Mt=5.1
2       M= .21      Mt=5.2
3       M= .06      Mt=5.1
4       M= .48      Mt=5.5
5       M= .58      Mt=5.6
6       M= .99      Mt=6.0
7       M=1.00      Mt=6.0
8       M=1.39      Mt=6.4
9       M=1.52      Mt=6.5
10      M=1.37      Mt=6.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.16 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.36 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.20 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.12 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.31 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.14 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.35 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.17 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income