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Correlational findings

Study VanHemert et al. (2002a): study ZZ 1974

Public:
Adults, general public, 30 countries, 1974-1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 44098
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Cynicism
Our Classification
Operationalization
Mistrust in others, self-report on single question:Using the responses on this card, could you tell me how much you trust (Nationally) people in general?
1-Trust completely
2-Trust a little
3-Neither trust or distrust
4-Not trust very much
5-Not trust at all
Average score per country.

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Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum---sq-vt-11-a r = -.43 ns Average happiness by average cynicism in 20 countries.