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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
Acceptation of homosexuality
Our Classification
  • FREEDOM Current freedom Current absence of restrictions (social freedom) Specific restrictions (perceived and actual)
  • NATION: SOCIETY Current societal characteristics of nation Freedom in nations Private freedom in nations Freedom of sex in nation
  • SEX-LIFE Attitudes to sex in general Acceptance of homo sexuality
Operationalization
Average response to survey question:
 Please tell me for homosexuality  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 = +.72 Happy Life Years by Acceptation of homosexuality in 42 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = +.38 rpc controlled for buying power per capita