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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study PT 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Portugal, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1185
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Have you had any children?"
0   None
1   1 child
2   2 children
3   3 children
4   4 children
5   5 children
6   6 or more children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=2.88     Mt=6.3
1       M=2.81     Mt=6.0
2       M=2.80     Mt=6.0
3       M=2.87     Mt=6.3
4       M=2.80     Mt=6.0
5       M=2.61     Mt=5.4
6       M=2.93     Mt=6.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.12      Mt=6.8
1       M=6.91      Mt=6.6
2       M=7.06      Mt=6.7
3       M=7.48      Mt=7.2
4       M=7.22      Mt=6.9
5       M=6.45      Mt=6.1
6       M=7.69      Mt=7.4
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 0       M=1.65      Mt=6.7  
1       M= .96      Mt=6.0
2       M=1.44      Mt=6.4
3       M=1.45      Mt=6.5
4       M= .58      Mt=5.6
5       M= .53      Mt=5.5
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.04 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.11 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.08 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.07 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = 0 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income