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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
Political concern
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How interested would you say you are in politics?"
1   Not at all interested
2   Not very interested
3   Somewhat interested
4   Very interested

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.84     Mt=6.1
2       M=2.80     Mt=6.0
3       M=3.09     Mt=7.0
4       M=3.13     Mt=7.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.10      Mt=5.7
2       M=6.28      Mt=5.9
3       M=7.13      Mt=6.8
4       M=6.56      Mt=6.2
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.20      Mt=6.2
2       M=1.89      Mt=6.9
3       M=1.77      Mt=6.8
4       M=1.64      Mt=6.6
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.11 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.10 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.09 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.10 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.08 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.08 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.10 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.08 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income