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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
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 10-point scale.
1   Less than 1,000 Marks per month
2   1,000  -  1,299
3   1,300  -  1,599
4   1,600  -  1,799
5   1,800  -  1,999
6   2,000  -  2,199
7   2,200  -  2,499
8   2,500  -  2,799
9   2,800  -  3,199
10  3,200 Marks or more per month

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.83     Mt=6.1
2       M=2.95     Mt=6.5
3       M=3.03     Mt=6.8
4       M=2.95     Mt=6.5
5       M=2.96     Mt=6.5
6       M=2.99     Mt=6.6
7       M=3.04     Mt=6.8
8       M=2.96     Mt=6.5
9       M=3.02     Mt=6.7
10      M=3.15     Mt=7.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.67      Mt=6.3
2       M=6.34      Mt=5.9
3       M=6.79      Mt=6.4
4       M=6.85      Mt=6.5
5       M=6.59      Mt=6.2
6       M=6.76      Mt=6.4
7       M=7.00      Mt=6.7
8       M=6.72      Mt=6.4
9       M=7.00      Mt=6.7
10      M=6.86      Mt=6.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .72      Mt=5.7
2       M=1.17      Mt=6.2
3       M=1.22      Mt=6.2
4       M=1.19      Mt=6.2
5       M=1.35      Mt=6.3
6       M=1.47      Mt=6.5
7       M=1.54      Mt=6.5
8       M=1.73      Mt=6.7
9       M=1.67      Mt=6.7
10      M=1.68      Mt=6.7
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a r = +.10 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.05 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.16 p < .001 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a tc = +.07 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.05 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.11 p < .001 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.08 p < .01 ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.14 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age