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Correlational findings

Study Napier & Jost (2008): study ZZ Western nations 1995

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 10 western nations, 1995-1998
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9051
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Right-wing orientation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on one question ideological self-placement
1: left-wing
.
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10 right-wing

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum---mq-*-10-a b = +.07 p < .001 B's controlled for:
- Nation level variables
- Socio-demographic variables
O-Sum---mq-*-10-a b = +.06 p < .01 B additionally controlled for: (model 2)
- Meritocratic beliefs
O-Sum---mq-*-10-a b = +.07 p < .001 B additionally controlled for:
- Interaction Right-wing orientation X development of the nation (measured with HDI)
O-Sum---mq-*-10-a b = +.06 p < .01 B additionally controlled for:
- Interaction Meritocratic beliefs X HDI
O-Sum---mq-*-10-a = B mean point happiness (1-10) more or less per point (1-10) Right-wing orientation