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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (2004b): study ZZ 1995

Public:
Adults, general public, 65 nations, 1995 and 1997
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 90000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Tolerance of minorities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Answer to survey question about the kind of people one does not want to have as neighbors.
Respondents could tick social categories such as
- homosexuals
- foreigners
- single mothers
This list varied across countries.
The average number of categories ticked serves as a measure of tolerance in a country.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.57 AVERAGE happiness by Tolerance of minorities in 61 nations