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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
Participation in church life
Our Classification
  • NATION: CULTURE Current cultural conditions the nation Religion in nation
Operationalization
Average response to survey question:
 Apart from weddings, funerals and christenings, how often do you attend religious services?
 1: Never
 2: Less than once a year
 3: Once a year
 4: Other specific holy days
 5: Christmas/Easterday
 6: Once a month
 7: Once a week
 8: More than once a week

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = -.03 Happy Life Years by Partipation in church life in 38 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = +.14 rpc controlled for buying power per capita