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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study AT 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Austria, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1460
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with financial situation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How satisfied are you with the financial situation of your household?" rated on a 10-point numeri- cal scale ranging from 'dissatisfied' to 'satisfied'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.43     Mt=8.1
2       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
3       M=2.87     Mt=6.2
4       M=2.82     Mt=6.1
5       M=3.08     Mt=6.9
6       M=2.92     Mt=6.4
7       M=3.11     Mt=7.0
8       M=3.13     Mt=7.1
9       M=3.17     Mt=7.2
10      M=3.29     Mt=7.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.47      Mt=3.9
2       M=5.35      Mt=4.8
3       M=6.56      Mt=6.2
4       M=6.62      Mt=6.2
5       M=6.98      Mt=6.6
6       M=6.83      Mt=6.5
7       M=6.89      Mt=6.5
8       M=7.18      Mt=6.9
9       M=7.25      Mt=6.9
10      M=7.33      Mt=7.0
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=2.35      Mt=7.4
2       M= .68      Mt=5.7
3       M=-.24      Mt=4.8
4       M= .31      Mt=5.3
5       M=1.04      Mt=6.0
6       M= .96      Mt=6.0
7       M=1.54      Mt=6.5
8       M=1.77      Mt=6.8
9       M=1.86      Mt=6.9
10      M=2.11      Mt=7.1
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.10 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.31 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.04 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.24 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.13 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.30 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income