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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
Value: Conservatism
Our Classification
Remarks
Data: Schwartz, S.H.: Beyond Individualism-Collectivism: New cultural dimensions of values, in Kim, U. et al. (eds): Individualism and Collectivism, Sage, 1994, USA
Operationalization
Perceived importance 'as a guiding principle in my life' of:
a: national security
b: social order
c: reciprocation of favors
d: honoring elders
e: moderate
f: preserving public image
g: self discipline
h: politeness
i: family security
j: devout
k: obediënt
l: clean
m: respect tradition
n: wisdom
o: forgiving
Rated -1 (opposesd to my values), 0 (not important) to 7 (of supreme importance). Average score.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = -.61 Happy Life Years by Conservatism in 25 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = -.26 rpc controlled for buying power per capita