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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
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Have you had any children?"
0   None
1   1 child
2   2 children
3   3 children
4   4 children
5   5 children
6   6 or more children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=2.98     Mt=6.6
1       M=3.07     Mt=6.9
2       M=3.05     Mt=6.8
3       M=3.07     Mt=6.9
4       M=3.14     Mt=7.1
5       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
6       M=2.93     Mt=6.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.22      Mt=6.9
1       M=7.49      Mt=7.2
2       M=7.76      Mt=7.5
3       M=7.43      Mt=7.1
4       M=8.03      Mt=7.8
5       M=7.80      Mt=7.6
6       M=7.91      Mt=7.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M= .97      Mt=6.0  
1       M=1.04      Mt=6.0
2       M= .97      Mt=6.0
3       M= .93      Mt=5.9
4       M=1.39      Mt=6.4
5       M=1.05      Mt=6.1
6       M=1.21      Mt=6.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.10 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.04 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.09 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.08 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income