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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
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=3.13      Mt=7.1
2       M=3.20      Mt=7.3
3       M=3.28      Mt=7.6
4       M=3.33      Mt=7.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.25      Mt=5.8
2       M=6.46      Mt=6.1
3       M=6.83      Mt=6.5
4       M=7.13      Mt=6.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.42      Mt=6.4
2       M=1.87      Mt=6.9
3       M=1.97      Mt=7.0
4       M=2.41      Mt=7.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.10 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.09 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.08 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.08 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.11 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.17 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.20 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income