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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
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Here is a scale of incomes and we would like to know in what group your household is, counting all wages, salaries, pensions and other incomes that come in" rated on a 10-point scale
1    Less than 25,000 Escudo per month
2    25,000  -   50,000        
3    50,000  -   75,000   
4    75,000  -  100,000
5   100,000  -  125,000
6   125,000  -  150,000
7   150,000  -  175,000
8   175,000  -  200,000
9   200,000  -  225,000
10  225,000  or more Escudo per month

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.52     Mt=5.1
2       M=2.75     Mt=5.8
3       M=2.83     Mt=6.1
4       M=2.81     Mt=6.0
5       M=2.91     Mt=6.4
6       M=2.88     Mt=6.3
7       M=2.84     Mt=6.1
8       M=2.94     Mt=6.5
9       M=2.84     Mt=6.1
10      M=3.03     Mt=6.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.28      Mt=5.9
2       M=7.03      Mt=6.7
3       M=6.79      Mt=6.4
4       M=7.32      Mt=7.0
5       M=7.13      Mt=6.8
6       M=6.98      Mt=6.6
7       M=7.08      Mt=6.8
8       M=7.42      Mt=7.1
9       M=6.29      Mt=5.9
10      M=7.71      Mt=7.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .10      Mt=5.1
2       M=1.27      Mt=6.3
3       M=1.15      Mt=6.2
4       M=1.42      Mt=6.4
5       M=1.32      Mt=6.3
6       M=1.49      Mt=6.5
7       M=1.55      Mt=6.5
8       M=1.50      Mt=6.5
9       M=1.41      Mt=6.4
10      M=2.17      Mt=7.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.13 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.09 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.17 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.10 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.06 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.12 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.09 ns ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.08 ns ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.12 p < .05 ß controlled for sex and age