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Correlational findings

Study Jones (2002a): study CA 1998

Public:
12-15 aged, Canada, 1998
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 31194
Non Response:
13%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Worship frequency of the child
Our Classification
Operationalization
Frequency of worship attendance of the child
a: non-worshipper
b: worships 1-2 times yearly
c: worships 3-4 times yearly
d: worships monthly
e: worships weekly

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n D% = % very happy:
a: non-worshipper             25%
b: worships 1-2 times yearly  30%
c: worships 3-4 times yearly  33%
d: worships monthly           29%
e: worships weekly            29%
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = +.00 p < .735 Boys N= 1690, girls N= 1680)

girls
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = +.00 p < .256 boys O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.00 p < .416 Children with religious affiliation only: (boys N=1178, girls N=1192)

girls
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.00 p < .270 boys

B controlled for:
- child's age
- religion
- public school attendee or not
- family composition
- education of the mother
- working mother or not
- smoking and drinking by the mother
- household income
- region