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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study SI 1992

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1035
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived fate control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How much freedom of choice and control do you feel you have over the way your life turns out?" rated on a 10-point numerical scale ranging from 'none at all' to 'a great deal'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=1.70      Mt=2.3
2       M=1.91      Mt=3.0
3       M=2.22      Mt=4.1
4       M=2.25      Mt=4.2
5       M=2.42      Mt=4.7
6       M=2.41      Mt=4.7
7       M=2.53      Mt=5.1
8       M=2.57      Mt=5.2
9       M=2.70      Mt=5.7
10      M=2.48      Mt=4.9
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=2.88      Mt=2.1
2       M=3.24      Mt=2.5
3       M=3.96      Mt=3.3
4       M=4.56      Mt=4.0
5       M=5.01      Mt=4.5
6       M=5.75      Mt=5.3  
7       M=6.03      Mt=5.6
8       M=6.31      Mt=5.9
9       M=7.22      Mt=6.9
10      M=5.94      Mt=5.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M= .95      Mt=6.0
2       M=-.24      Mt=4.8
3       M= .74      Mt=5.7
4       M=1.21      Mt=6.2
5       M=1.42      Mt=6.4
6       M=1.76      Mt=6.8
7       M=1.79      Mt=6.8
8       M=1.95      Mt=7.0
9       M=2.00      Mt=7.0
10      M=1.73      Mt=6.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.27 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.46 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.18 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.23 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.37 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.13 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.22 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.42 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.16 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income