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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
Military expenditure % BNP
Our Classification
  • NATION: POLITICS Current political conditions in nation Political role of armed forces in nation
Operationalization
Military expenditure in % BNP taken from economy statistics

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = -.16 Happy Life Years by Military expenditure in 41 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = -.18 rpc controlled for buying power per capita