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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
Children in the household
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How many of them are still living at home?"
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-c-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=2.89     Mt=6.3
1       M=2.98     Mt=6.6
2       M=3.03     Mt=6.8
3       M=3.12     Mt=7.1
4       M=3.13     Mt=7.1
5       Empty category
6       Empty category
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=6.57      Mt=6.2
1       M=6.70      Mt=6.3
2       M=6.89      Mt=6.5
3       M=7.00      Mt=6.7
4       M=7.12      Mt=6.8
5       Empty category
6       Empty category
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M= .96      Mt=6.0
1       M=1.37      Mt=6.4
2       M=1.48      Mt=6.4
3       M=2.13      Mt=7.1
4       M= .59      Mt=5.6
5       Empty category
6       Empty category
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a r = +.12 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.08 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.11 p < .001 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a tc = +.08 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.07 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.09 p < .001 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.10 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.10 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income