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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study BG 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1034
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Membership of volun-tary organizations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of 'yes' responses: "Which, if any of these organizations do you belong to....?" For example: Religious or church organizations, Political parties or groups, Sports or recreation (16 items). The summed score is divided
into 3 categories ....
1   0
2   1
3   2 - 16

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.30      Mt=4.3
2       M=2.34      Mt=4.5
3       M=2.43      Mt=4.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.49      Mt=4.4
2       M=5.08      Mt=4.5
3       M=5.34      Mt=4.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.05 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.07 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.04 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )