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Correlational findings

Study Ringdal (1996): study NO 1991

Public:
Cancer patients, Norway, 1991
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 253
Non Response:
19%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
religiosity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on two questions:  
A.Can you tell about your religieus beliefs:
1 I do not believe in God
2 I do not know
3 I believe in God
B.Have your religious beliefs been of support to you after you became ill from cancer?
1: no support
2: some suppott
3: very good support

computation A+B

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-c-sq-*-0-a r = +.22 p < .00 O-SL?-c-sq-*-0-a Beta = +.23 p < .00 Beta controled for:
- age
- sex
- level education
- prognosis (docters rating)