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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study DE East Germany 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, East Germany, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1336
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Membership of voluntary organizations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of 'yes' responses: "Which, if any of these organizations do you belong to....?" For example: Religious or church organizations, Political parties or groups, Sports or recreation (16 items). The summed score is divided
into 3 categories ....
1   0
2   1
3   2 - 16

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.86      Mt=6.2
2       M=2.94      Mt=6.5
3       M=3.01      Mt=6.7
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.34      Mt=5.9
2       M=6.68      Mt=6.3
3       M=6.87      Mt=6.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .87      Mt=5.9  
2       M=1.20      Mt=6.2
3       M=1.41      Mt=6.4
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a r = +.05 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.09 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.09 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a tc = +.07 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.07 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.08 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.09 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.09 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.07 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )