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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
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=2.81     Mt=6.0
2       M=2.79     Mt=6.0
3       M=2.89     Mt=6.3
4       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.11      Mt=6.8
2       M=6.99      Mt=6.7
3       M=7.05      Mt=6.7
4       M=7.33      Mt=7.0
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.09      Mt=6.1
2       M=1.37      Mt=6.4
3       M=1.61      Mt=6.4
4       M=1.59      Mt=6.6
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.07 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.00 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.11 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.05 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.10 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income