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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
% religious
Our Classification
  • NATION: CULTURE Current cultural conditions the nation Religion in nation
Operationalization
Average response to survey question:
 Whethere you go to church or not, are you:
 a: a religious person
 b: not a religious person
 c: a convinced atheïst
 % score of a

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = +.11 Happy Life Years by % religious in 41 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = +.12 rpc controlled for buying power per capita