Findings on happiness in Okulicz-Kozaryn (2010a): study ZZ World samples 1999

Author(s)Okulicz-Kozaryn, A.
TitleReligiosity and Life Satisfaction Across Nations.
SourceMental Health, Religion & Culture, 2010, Vol. 13, 155 - 169
Public18+ aged, general public, 70 nations, 1999-2008,
Last assesment2008
Survey nameWorldValuesSurvey 4
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents N =36460
 N depends on specification, it varies from 36460 to 74117
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Attend religious servicesR12adCurrent religious practices
Believe in: GodR12ab04bBelief in god
Belong to religious denominationR12acCurrent religious denomination
Belong to religious organisationR12acCurrent religious denomination
Importance of GodR12ab04bBelief in god
Religion important in lifeR12afAttitudes to religion
Religion important in lifeR12abCurrent religious beliefs, also classified as above ↑
ReligiousR12af02Self-definition as religious
Time with people at churchR12ad02Participation in church