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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
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 5,999 Schillings per month
2   6,000  -   9,999
3  10,000  -  13,999
4  14,000  -  17,999
5  18,000  -  21,999
6  22,000  -  25,999
7  26,000  -  29,999
8  30,000  -  33,999
9  34,000  -  37,999
10 38,000 Schillings or more per month

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.78     Mt=5.9
2       M=3.04     Mt=6.8
3       M=3.16     Mt=7.2
4       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
5       M=3.23     Mt=7.4
6       M=3.30     Mt=7.7
7       M=3.23     Mt=7.4
8       M=3.33     Mt=7.8
9       M=3.22     Mt=7.4
10      M=3.30     Mt=7.7
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.44      Mt=6.0
2       M=5.99      Mt=5.5
3       M=6.37      Mt=6.0
4       M=6.17      Mt=5.7
5       M=6.60      Mt=6.2
6       M=6.82      Mt=6.5
7       M=6.74      Mt=6.4
8       M=6.61      Mt=6.2
9       M=7.04      Mt=6.7
10      M=6.93      Mt=6.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .72      Mt=5.7
2       M= .99      Mt=6.0
3       M=1.62      Mt=6.6
4       M=1.85      Mt=6.8
5       M=1.98      Mt=7.0
6       M=1.90      Mt=6.9
7       M=1.84      Mt=6.8
8       M=2.15      Mt=7.2
9       M=1.85      Mt=6.9
10      M=2.26      Mt=7.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.14 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.07 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.16 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.10 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.07 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.12 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.10 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.11 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age