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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
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=3.16     Mt=7.2
2       M=3.16     Mt=7.2
3       M=3.20     Mt=7.3
4       M=3.30     Mt=7.7
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.87      Mt=5.4
2       M=6.64      Mt=6.3
3       M=6.59      Mt=6.2
4       M=7.07      Mt=6.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.39      Mt=6.4
2       M=1.65      Mt=6.7
3       M=1.81      Mt=6.8
4       M=2.37      Mt=7.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.07 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.10 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.15 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.05 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.08 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.12 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.08 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income