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Correlational findings

Study Dickow & Moller (2002): study ZA 1999

Public:
16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2219
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
In the language of choice

Correlate

Authors's label
Significance of the rainbow
Our Classification
Operationalization
Agreement with statements:
a. The rainbow as symbol of reconciliation and unity is an ideal for South Africans.
b. The rainbow is a political symbol for nation building.
c. The rainbow is a religious symbol and should not be used in politics.
d. The rainbow has divided rather than united South Africans.
e. The rainbow message is no longer relevant.
f. Don't know.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a D% = + % happy:
- Reconciliation & unity: 58
- Political symbol:       68
- Religious symbol:       66
- Irrelevant:             51
- Divisive:               46
- Don't know:             54
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d D% = + % satisfied:
- Reconciliation & unity: 52
- Political symbol:       56
- Religious symbol:       51
- Irrelevant:             51
- Divisive:               40
- Don't know:             58