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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
Current socio- economic status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Interviewer estimate ....
1   DE Manual workers - unskilled,        unemployed
2   C2 Manual workers - skilled,        semi-skilled
3   C1 Middle, non-manual workers
4   AB Upper, upper-middle class

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.73      Mt=5.8
2       M=2.86      Mt=6.2
3       M=2.85      Mt=6.2
4       M=2.99      Mt=6.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.80      Mt=6.4
2       M=7.20      Mt=6.9
3       M=7.14      Mt=6.8
4       M=7.23      Mt=6.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .74      Mt=5.7
2       M=1.55      Mt=6.6
3       M=1.43      Mt=6.4
4       M=1.85      Mt=6.9
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.10 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.06 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.17 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.08 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.08 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income