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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study NG 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Nigeria, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1001
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with financial situation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How satisfied are you with the financial situation of your household?" rated on a 10-point numeri- cal scale ranging from 'dissatisfied' to 'satisfied'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.38     Mt=4.6
2       M=2.60     Mt=5.3
3       M=2.45     Mt=4.8
4       M=2.55     Mt=5.2
5       M=2.84     Mt=6.1
6       M=3.03     Mt=6.8
7       M=3.28     Mt=7.6
8       M=3.34     Mt=7.8
9       M=3.52     Mt=8.4
10      M=3.60     Mt=8.7
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.28      Mt=3.6
2       M=5.31      Mt=4.8
3       M=4.67      Mt=4.1
4       M=5.90      Mt=5.4
5       M=6.38      Mt=6.0
6       M=6.64      Mt=6.3
7       M=7.64      Mt=7.4
8       M=7.72      Mt=7.5
9       M=7.95      Mt=7.7
10      M=8.45      Mt=8.3
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.14      Mt=6.1
2       M=1.30      Mt=6.3
3       M= .46      Mt=5.5
4       M=1.03      Mt=6.0
5       M=1.64      Mt=6.6
6       M=1.55      Mt=6.6
7       M=2.14      Mt=7.1
8       M=1.96      Mt=7.0
9       M=2.10      Mt=7.1
10      M=2.10      Mt=7.1
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.40 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.49 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.20 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.36 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.38 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.36 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.44 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.15 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income