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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
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Have you had any children?"
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-u-sq-v-4-a DM = 0       M=2.35     Mt=4.5
1       M=2.27     Mt=4.2
2       M=2.37     Mt=4.6
3       M=2.22     Mt=4.1
4       M=2.08     Mt=3.6
5       Less than 10 Ss
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = 0       M=5.22      Mt=4.7
1       M=4.78      Mt=4.2
2       M=5.11      Mt=4.6
3       M=4.88      Mt=4.3
4       M=4.10      Mt=3.4
5       Less than 10 Ss
6       Less than 10 Ss
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 0       M=1.44      Mt=6.4  
1       M=1.69      Mt=6.7
2       M=1.46      Mt=6.5
3       M=1.47      Mt=6.5
4       M=1.66      Mt=6.7
5       M=2.54      Mt=7.5
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = 0 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.11 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income