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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
Current socio- economic status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Interviewer estimate ....
1   DE Manual workers - unskilled,        unemployed
2   C2 Manual workers - skilled,        semi-skilled
3   C1 Middle, non-manual workers
4   AB Upper, upper-middle class

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.85      Mt=6.2
2       M=2.98      Mt=6.6
3       M=3.00      Mt=6.7
4       M=3.13      Mt=7.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.57      Mt=6.2
2       M=6.73      Mt=6.4
3       M=6.81      Mt=6.5
4       M=6.75      Mt=6.4
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .66      Mt=5.7
2       M=1.35      Mt=6.4
3       M=1.50      Mt=6.5
4       M=1.20      Mt=6.2
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a r = +.09 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.04 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.13 p < .001 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a tb = +.08 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.09 p < .001 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income