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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
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=2.57     Mt=5.2
2       M=2.64     Mt=5.5
3       M=3.01     Mt=6.7
4       M=3.20     Mt=7.3
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .50      Mt=5.5
2       M= .91      Mt=5.9
3       M=1.45      Mt=6.5
4       M=1.68      Mt=6.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.27 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.16 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.24 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.28 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.16 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income