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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
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=2.91     Mt=6.4
1       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
2       M=3.04     Mt=6.8
3       M=3.16     Mt=7.2
4       M=2.86     Mt=6.2
5       M=2.88     Mt=6.3
6       M=2.78     Mt=5.9
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=6.35      Mt=5.9
1       M=6.44      Mt=6.0
2       M=7.22      Mt=6.9
3       M=6.49      Mt=6.1
4       M=6.43      Mt=6.0
5       M=6.48      Mt=6.1
6       M=5.78      Mt=5.3
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=1.53      Mt=6.5  
1       M=1.07      Mt=6.1
2       M=1.59      Mt=6.6
3       M=1.73      Mt=6.7
4       M=1.77      Mt=6.8
5       M=1.72      Mt=6.7
6       M=1.38      Mt=6.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.05 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.10 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.10 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.10 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income