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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
Satisfaction with financial situation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How satisfied are you with the financial situation of your household?" rated on a 10-point numeri- cal scale ranging from 'dissatisfied' to 'satisfied'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.29     Mt=4.3
2       M=2.42     Mt=4.7
3       M=2.45     Mt=4.8
4       M=2.58     Mt=5.3
5       M=2.63     Mt=5.4
6       M=2.82     Mt=6.1
7       M=2.76     Mt=5.9
8       M=2.78     Mt=5.9
9       M=2.84     Mt=6.1
10      M=2.95     Mt=6.5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.05      Mt=3.4
2       M=4.53      Mt=3.9
3       M=4.72      Mt=4.1
4       M=5.45      Mt=4.9
5       M=5.83      Mt=5.4
6       M=6.57      Mt=6.2
7       M=6.51      Mt=6.1
8       M=7.36      Mt=7.1
9       M=7.90      Mt=7.7
10      M=8.27      Mt=8.1
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.32      Mt=4.7
2       M= .02      Mt=5.0
3       M= .23      Mt=5.2
4       M= .68      Mt=5.7
5       M= .70      Mt=5.7
6       M= .97      Mt=6.0
7       M=1.14      Mt=6.1
8       M=1.37      Mt=6.4
9       M=1.69      Mt=7.0
10      M=1.43      Mt=6.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.25 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.49 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.26 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.21 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.39 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.19 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.18 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.42 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.18 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income