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Correlational findings

Study Samanni & Holmberg (2010): study ZZ 1999

Public:
18+ aged, general public, in 90 nations, 1999-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Interpersonal trust
Our Classification
Operationalization
Generally speaking, would you say that most people can be trusted or that you need to be very careful in dealing with people?

A. Most people can be trusted
B. You can never be too careful when   dealing with others.

TRUST INDEX = 100 + (% Most people can be trusted) - (% Can´t be too careful).
Possible range: 0-100.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-b = AVERAGE happiness by AVERAGE interpersonal trust in nations O-HL-u-sq-v-4-b r = +.17 All nations (N=90) O-HL-u-sq-v-4-b r = +.56 OECD-nations (N=30) O-HL-u-sq-v-4-b r = -.17 Non-OECD-nations (N=60) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.33 All nations (N=90) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.58 OECD-nations (N=30) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = -.00 Non-OECD-nations (N=60)