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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study RU 1991

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1990
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 2
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1961
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Self-definition as religious
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Independently of wether you go to church or not, would you say you are....."
1   A convinced atheist
2   Not a religious person
3   A religious person

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.69     Mt=5.6
2       M=2.54     Mt=5.1
3       M=2.51     Mt=5.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.86      Mt=5.4
2       M=5.37      Mt=4.9
3       M=5.32      Mt=4.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .79      Mt=5.8
2       M= .48      Mt=5.5
3       M= .08      Mt=5.1
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.06 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.05 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.12 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.04 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.04 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.10 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.07 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income