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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
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=2.48     Mt=4.9
2       M=2.69     Mt=5.6
3       M=2.74     Mt=5.8
4       M=2.69     Mt=5.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.61      Mt=5.1
2       M=6.04      Mt=5.6
3       M=6.01      Mt=5.6
4       M=5.65      Mt=5.2
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .44      Mt=5.4
2       M= .84      Mt=5.8
3       M= .74      Mt=5.7
4       M=1.15      Mt=6.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.13 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.04 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.08 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.13 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.05 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.06 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.09 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.00 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income