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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
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=2.16      Mt=3.9
2       M=2.53      Mt=5.1
3       M=2.68      Mt=5.6
4       M=2.85      Mt=6.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.19      Mt=3.5
2       M=5.52      Mt=5.0
3       M=6.02      Mt=5.6
4       M=6.94      Mt=6.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.42      Mt=4.6
2       M= .40      Mt=5.4
3       M= .90      Mt=5.9
4       M=1.17      Mt=6.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.18 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.21 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.16 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.17 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.16 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.12 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.08 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income