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Correlational findings

Study Ferriss (2002): study US 1972

Public:
18 + aged, general public, United States, 1972-1996
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 34706
Non Response:
0,7%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Frequency of attending religious services
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question
0: never
1: less than once a year
2: once a year
3: several times a year
4: once a month
5: 2-3 times a month
6: nearly every week
7: every week
8: more than once weekly

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa DM = +                             M         SD
0: never                  2,09       0,66
1: less than once a year  2,12       0,62
2: once a year            2,15       0,62
3: several times a year   2,16       0,62
4: once a month           2,19       0,62
5: 2-3 times a month      2,18       0,63
6: nearly every week      2,25       0,62
7: every week             2,30       0,62
8: more than once weekly  2,38       0,64
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.11 p < .00 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa BMCT = 0,1<2,3,4<6,7<8