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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
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Here is a scale of incomes and we would like to know in what group your household is, counting all wages, salaries, pensions and other incomes that come in" rated on a 10-point scale ranging from a 'much lower level' to a much higher level'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.21     Mt=4.0
2       M=2.26     Mt=4.2
3       M=2.53     Mt=5.1
4       M=2.59     Mt=5.3
5       M=2.64     Mt=5.5
6       M=2.84     Mt=6.1
7       M=2.83     Mt=6.1
8       M=2.76     Mt=5.9
9       M=2.25     Mt=4.2
10      Less than 10 Ss
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = 1       M=3.76      Mt=3.1
2       M=4.51      Mt=3.9
3       M=5.14      Mt=4.6
4       M=5.65      Mt=5.2
5       M=5.97      Mt=5.5
6       M=6.55      Mt=6.2
7       M=6.88      Mt=6.5
8       M=7.37      Mt=7.1
9       M=6.50      Mt=6.1
10      Less than 10 Ss
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.32      Mt=4.7
2       M=-.53      Mt=4.5
3       M= .48      Mt=5.5
4       M= .60      Mt=5.6
5       M= .85      Mt=5.8
6       M= .98      Mt=6.0
7       M=1.17      Mt=6.2
8       M=1.65      Mt=6.7
9       M= .92      Mt=5.9
10      Less than 10 Ss
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.22 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.35 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.24 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.18 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.27 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.17 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.21 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.35 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.24 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age