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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
Satisfaction with financial situation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How satisfied are you with the financial situation of your household?" rated on a 10-point numeri- cal scale ranging from 'dissatisfied' to 'satisfied'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.68     Mt=5.6
2       M=2.63     Mt=5.4
3       M=2.72     Mt=5.7
4       M=2.76     Mt=5.9
5       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
6       M=2.94     Mt=6.5
7       M=3.03     Mt=6.8
8       M=3.10     Mt=7.0
9       M=3.13     Mt=7.1
10      M=3.21     Mt=7.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.74      Mt=5.3
2       M=5.00      Mt=4.4
3       M=5.79      Mt=5.3
4       M=6.02      Mt=5.6
5       M=6.56      Mt=6.2
6       M=6.76      Mt=6.4
7       M=7.08      Mt=6.8
8       M=7.34      Mt=7.0
9       M=7.51      Mt=7.2
10      M=7.80      Mt=7.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .56      Mt=5.6
2       M= .10      Mt=5.1
3       M= .38      Mt=5.4
4       M= .80      Mt=5.8
5       M=1.20      Mt=6.2
6       M=1.29      Mt=6.3
7       M=1.61      Mt=6.6
8       M=1.64      Mt=6.6
9       M=1.87      Mt=6.9
10      M=1.80      Mt=6.8
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a r = +.26 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.34 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.25 p < .001 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a tc = +.19 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.27 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.18 p < .001 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.27 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.35 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.24 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income