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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1996c): study ZZ 1990

Public:
Adults, general public, 48 nations, around 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 75000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Acceptance of divorce
Our Classification
  • NATION: CULTURE Current cultural conditions the nation Value climate in the nation
  • NATION: SOCIETY Current societal characteristics of nation Freedom in nations Private freedom in nations Freedom of family in nation
Operationalization
Average response to survey question:
 Please tell me for divorce whether it can
  1: never be justified  
  .
  .
 10: always be justified =

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = +.35 Happy Life Years by average acceptance of divorce in 47 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = +.16 rpc controlled for buying power per capita