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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
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=3.23     Mt=7.4
1       M=3.20     Mt=7.3
2       M=3.22     Mt=7.4
3       M=3.13     Mt=7.1
4       M=3.10     Mt=7.0
5       M=3.16     Mt=7.2
6       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=6.55      Mt=6.2
1       M=6.57      Mt=6.2
2       M=6.58      Mt=6.2
3       M=6.29      Mt=5.9
4       M=6.00      Mt=5.6
5       M=7.32      Mt=7.0
6       M=6.97      Mt=6.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=1.84      Mt=6.8  
1       M=1.66      Mt=6.7
2       M=1.92      Mt=6.9
3       M=1.80      Mt=6.8
4       M=1.12      Mt=6.1
5       M=1.18      Mt=6.2
6       M=1.64      Mt=6.6
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.04 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.04 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.04 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.04 ns 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