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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
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Here is a scale of incomes and we would like to know in what group your household is, counting all wages, salaries, pensions and other incomes that come in" rated on a 10-point scale (scale categories not reported in datafile).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.53     Mt=5.1
2       M=2.53     Mt=5.1
3       M=2.90     Mt=6.3
4       M=2.86     Mt=6.2
5       M=2.98     Mt=6.6
6       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
7       M=3.28     Mt=7.6
8       M=3.04     Mt=6.8
9       M=3.13     Mt=7.1
10      M=3.03     Mt=6.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.55      Mt=5.1
2       M=5.44      Mt=4.9
3       M=6.25      Mt=5.8
4       M=6.14      Mt=5.7
5       M=6.63      Mt=6.3
6       M=7.43      Mt=7.1
7       M=7.30      Mt=7.0
8       M=6.68      Mt=6.3
9       M=6.50      Mt=6.1
10      M=6.48      Mt=6.1
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .10      Mt=5.1
2       M=1.21      Mt=6.2
3       M=2.00      Mt=7.0
4       M=1.53      Mt=6.5
5       M=1.62      Mt=6.6
6       M=1.87      Mt=6.9
7       M=1.76      Mt=6.8
8       M=2.16      Mt=7.2
9       M=1.94      Mt=6.9
10      M=2.03      Mt=7.0
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.20 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.18 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.20 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.16 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.14 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.17 p < .01 ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.14 p < .01 ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.20 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age