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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study RO 1993

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Romania, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1103
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=2.07      Mt=3.6
2       M=2.15      Mt=3.8
3       M=2.46      Mt=4.9
4       M=2.41      Mt=4.7
5       M=2.57      Mt=5.2
6       M=2.62      Mt=5.4
7       M=2.74      Mt=5.8
8       M=2.75      Mt=5.8
9       M=2.76      Mt=5.9
10      M=2.86      Mt=6.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.57      Mt=4.0
2       M=4.67      Mt=4.1
3       M=4.49      Mt=3.9
4       M=4.52      Mt=3.9
5       M=5.24      Mt=4.7
6       M=5.72      Mt=5.2  
7       M=6.40      Mt=6.0
8       M=6.66      Mt=6.3
9       M=7.11      Mt=6.8
10      M=7.02      Mt=6.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.32      Mt=4.7
2       M=-.21      Mt=4.8
3       M=-.13      Mt=4.9
4       M=-.15      Mt=4.9
5       M= .37      Mt=5.4
6       M= .80      Mt=5.8
7       M= .98      Mt=6.0
8       M=1.13      Mt=6.1
9       M=1.45      Mt=6.4
10      M=1.34      Mt=6.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.25 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.37 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.26 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.19 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.31 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.19 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.20 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.32 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.21 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income