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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
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Here is a scale of incomes and we would like to know in what group your household is, counting all wages, salaries, pensions and other incomes that come in" rated on a a 10-point scale.
1 Under 18,000 Chilean pesos per month
2   18,001   -   26,000
3   26,001   -   33,000
4   33,001   -   53,000
5   53,001   -   65,000
6   65,001   -   80,000
7   80,001   -  100,000
8   100,001  -  135,000
9   135,001  -  250,000
10  More than 250,000 Chilean pesos

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.64     Mt=5.5
2       M=2.93     Mt=6.4
3       M=2.94     Mt=6.5
4       M=3.01     Mt=6.7
5       M=3.07     Mt=6.9
6       M=3.11     Mt=7.0
7       M=3.19     Mt=7.3
8       M=3.20     Mt=7.3
9       M=3.31     Mt=7.7
10      M=3.25     Mt=7.5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.38      Mt=7.1
2       M=7.40      Mt=7.1
3       M=7.46      Mt=7.2
4       M=7.56      Mt=7.3
5       M=7.64      Mt=7.4
6       M=7.27      Mt=7.0
7       M=7.57      Mt=7.3
8       M=7.85      Mt=7.6
9       M=7.84      Mt=7.6
10      M=7.97      Mt=7.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .35      Mt=5.3
2       M= .85      Mt=5.8
3       M= .80      Mt=5.8
4       M= .98      Mt=6.0
5       M= .98      Mt=6.0
6       M=1.10      Mt=6.1
7       M=1.32      Mt=6.3
8       M=1.43      Mt=6.4
9       M=1.51      Mt=6.5
10      M=1.68      Mt=6.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.19 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.06 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.16 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.15 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.12 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.19 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.08 p < .01 ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.17 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age