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Correlational findings

Study Bjornskov (2006): study ZZ 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 80 nations, 1990-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 800000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Associational activity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self reported active memberships of voluntary organisations:
- charity
- professional organisations
- environmental organisations
- political parties
- sports clubs
- arts societies
- labour unions
- churches
- other voluntary associations

%involved per nation

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.29 p < .05 % happy by % membership of voluntary organizations in 80 nations. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = -.26 p < .05 N=33 B controlled for variables at country-level:
-GDP
-trade openness
-post communist
-inflation
-social norms in nation
-social trust in nation