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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1999a): study ZZ 1992

Public:
Adults, general public, 43 nations, early 1990's
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 50000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Value: Conservatism
Our Classification
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 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.59 p < .01 Average happiness by average value conservatism in 25 nations