Correlational findings

Study Rose & Ozcan (2007): study ZZ EU 15 2003

18+aged general public, 15 EU member states and Turkey, 2003
N = 26000
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's label
Church attendance
Our Classification
Self-report on single question: Apart from weddings, funerals and other important religious events (e.g. baptism, Christmas/Easter of other specific holy days), about how often do you attend religious services?
7: more than once a week
6:.once a week
4:.once of twice a month
3:.a few times a year
2:.once a year
1: less than once a year

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b Beta = +.01 ns Turkey O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b Beta = +.05 p < .000 EU15 (EU Member States before 2004)

Beta's controlled for:
- Socio-economic position
  - age
  - gender
  - income level (quartile)
  - sufficiency of income (out of money, debts)
  - education
  - health
  - occupational level (manual worker or not)
  - living environment (urban or not)
- Social participation
  - employed
- Attitudes
  - satisfaction with public services
  - trust in people
  - perceived tensions in society
  - perceived safety in neigbourhood