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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
Current socio- economic status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Interviewer estimate ....
1   DE Manual workers - unskilled,        unemployed
2   C2 Manual workers - skilled,        semi-skilled
3   C1 Middle, non-manual workers
4   AB Upper, upper-middle class

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.98      Mt=6.6
2       M=2.87      Mt=6.2
3       M=2.84      Mt=6.1
4       M=3.10      Mt=7.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.37      Mt=6.0
2       M=6.30      Mt=5.9
3       M=6.48      Mt=6.1
4       M=6.82      Mt=6.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.50      Mt=6.5
2       M=1.53      Mt=6.5
3       M=1.45      Mt=6.5
4       M=1.89      Mt=6.9
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.03 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 = -.07 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income