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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study CN 1990

Public:
18+aged, general public, China, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000
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=2.87     Mt=6.2
2       M=2.79     Mt=6.0
3       M=2.65     Mt=5.5
4       M=2.96     Mt=6.5
5       M=2.96     Mt=6.5
6       M=2.68     Mt=5.6
7       M=3.05     Mt=6.8
8       M=2.87     Mt=6.2
9       M=3.24     Mt=7.5
10      M=3.16     Mt=7.2
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .40      Mt=5.4
2       M=1.07      Mt=6.1
3       M= .79      Mt=5.8
4       M= .62      Mt=5.6
5       M=1.19      Mt=6.2
6       M=1.22      Mt=6.2
7       M=1.57      Mt=6.6
8       M=1.73      Mt=6.7
9       M=1.32      Mt=6.3
10      M=1.76      Mt=6.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.12 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.17 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.11 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.12 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.17 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income