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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
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=2.09      Mt=3.6
2       M=2.34      Mt=4.5
3       M=2.39      Mt=4.6
4       M=2.51      Mt=5.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.27      Mt=3.6
2       M=5.06      Mt=4.5
3       M=5.25      Mt=4.7
4       M=5.41      Mt=4.9
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.12 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.13 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.11 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.11 p < .001 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 = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income