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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
Political concern
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How interested would you say you are in politics?"
1   Not at all interested
2   Not very interested
3   Somewhat interested
4   Very interested

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.07     Mt=3.6
2       M=2.20     Mt=4.0
3       M=2.43     Mt=4.8
4       M=2.33     Mt=4.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.80      Mt=4.2
2       M=4.76      Mt=4.2
3       M=5.14      Mt=4.6
4       M=5.17      Mt=4.6
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.11 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.06 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.08 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.05 p < .05 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 = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income