Findings on happiness in Okulicz-Kozaryn (2011): study ZZ 1999

Author(s)Okulicz-Kozaryn, A.
TitleDoes Religious Diversity Make Us Unhappy?
SourceMental Health, Religion & Culture, 2011, Vol. 14, 1063 - 1076
Public18+ aged, general public, 70 nations, 1999-2008
Last assesment2008
Survey nameWorldValuesSurv 1-5
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
 Pooled samples
Respondents N =21486
 N depends on specification, it varies from 17250 to 91282
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
Page in publication1065,1073
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
religious fractionalizationV03aaActual value-climate
religious fractionalizationN02ab05Cultural pluralism, also classified as above ↑
religious fractionalizationR12ag03Religious climate in society, also classified as above ↑
religious polarizationV03aaActual value-climate
religious polarizationN02ab05Cultural pluralism, also classified as above ↑
religious polarizationR12ag03Religious climate in society, also classified as above ↑