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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study BY 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Belarus, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1015
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 DM = + 1       M=2.37      Mt=4.6
2       M=2.00      Mt=3.3
3       M=2.06      Mt=3.5
4       M=2.38      Mt=4.6
5       M=2.49      Mt=5.0
6       M=2.50      Mt=5.0
7       M=2.56      Mt=5.2
8       M=2.62      Mt=5.4
9       M=2.45      Mt=4.8
10      M=2.46      Mt=4.9
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.18      Mt=3.5
2       M=4.13      Mt=3.5
3       M=3.82      Mt=3.1
4       M=4.63      Mt=4.0
5       M=5.24      Mt=4.7
6       M=5.83      Mt=5.4  
7       M=6.10      Mt=5.7
8       M=6.53      Mt=6.1
9       M=6.48      Mt=6.1
10      M=6.14      Mt=5.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.15      Mt=4.9
2       M= .00      Mt=5.0
3       M=-.31      Mt=4.7
4       M= .15      Mt=5.2
5       M= .81      Mt=5.8
6       M=1.06      Mt=6.1
7       M=1.08      Mt=6.1
8       M=1.26      Mt=6.3
9       M= .91      Mt=5.9
10      M=1.14      Mt=6.1
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.13 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.33 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.21 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.11 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.27 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.15 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.33 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.20 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income