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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
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=2.68     Mt=5.6
1       M=2.71     Mt=5.7
2       M=2.71     Mt=5.7
3       M=2.64     Mt=5.5
4       M=2.47     Mt=4.9
5       M=2.23     Mt=4.1
6       M=2.38     Mt=4.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=6.36      Mt=6.0
1       M=6.05      Mt=5.6
2       M=6.30      Mt=5.9
3       M=6.38      Mt=6.0
4       M=6.58      Mt=6.2
5       M=7.14      Mt=6.8
6       M=5.81      Mt=5.3
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M= .88      Mt=5.9  
1       M= .65      Mt=5.7
2       M= .71      Mt=5.7
3       M= .89      Mt=5.9
4       M= .67      Mt=5.7
5       M= .86      Mt=5.9
6       M= .44      Mt=5.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.09 p < .01 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 tc = -.04 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.00 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.07 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income