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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
Importance of God
Our Classification
Operationalization
Answers on question: How important is God in your life?
1  not important at all
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9
10 very important.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-b = AVERAGE happiness by AVERAGE importance of God in nations O-HL-u-sq-v-4-b r = +.10 All nations (N=90) O-HL-u-sq-v-4-b r = -.00 OECD-nations (N=30) O-HL-u-sq-v-4-b r = +.41 Non-OECD-nations (N=60) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = -.20 All nations (N=90) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = -.10 OECD-nations (N=30) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.14 Non-OECD-nations (N=60) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.18 p < .01 All nations (N=90) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = .09 ns OECD-nations (N=30) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = .22 p < .01 Non-OECD-nations (N=60)


B's controlled for
-Government Effectiveness
-GDP per capita
-Healthy Life Expectancy
-Post-Materialism
-Levels of Democracy