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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study CZ 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Czechoslovakia, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1396
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived fate control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How much freedom of choice and control do you feel you have over the way your life turns out?" rated on a 10-point numerical scale ranging from 'none at all' to 'a great deal'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.43      Mt=4.8
2       M=2.33      Mt=4.4
3       M=2.30      Mt=4.3
4       M=2.51      Mt=5.0
5       M=2.59      Mt=5.3
6       M=2.76      Mt=5.9
7       M=2.76      Mt=5.9
8       M=2.85      Mt=6.2
9       M=2.82      Mt=6.1
10      M=2.85      Mt=6.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.23      Mt=4.7
2       M=4.58      Mt=4.0
3       M=4.95      Mt=4.4
4       M=5.48      Mt=5.0
5       M=5.97      Mt=5.5
6       M=6.15      Mt=5.7  
7       M=6.55      Mt=6.2
8       M=7.22      Mt=6.9
9       M=7.25      Mt=6.9
10      M=8.03      Mt=7.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.03      Mt=5.0
2       M=-.44      Mt=4.6
3       M= .02      Mt=5.0
4       M= .39      Mt=5.4
5       M= .63      Mt=5.6
6       M= .56      Mt=5.6
7       M= .98      Mt=6.0
8       M=1.35      Mt=6.4
9       M=1.36      Mt=6.4
10      M=1.32      Mt=6.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.23 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.36 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.25 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.18 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.30 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.18 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.23 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.36 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.24 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income