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Correlational findings

Study Inglehart et al. (2008): study ZZ 1981

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 52 nations, 1981-2007
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 72000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Summed effects on levels of happiness
Our Classification
Operationalization
a- T2-AVERAGE happiness in first survey between 1981 and 2007;
and
b- GDP per capita
c- level of democracy
d- average religiosity
e- average national pride
f- average tolerance of outgroups
g- average sense of free choice

at T2, when levels of happiness were assessed in last survey between 1981 and 2007.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum---mq-*-14-a Ra² = .84 T2-AVERAGE happiness

by: a+b+c+d+e+f+g in 41 nations.
O-Sum---mq-*-14-a Ra² = .84 by: a+b+c+d+f (leaving e + g out) O-HL-u-sq-v-4-b Ra² = .84 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Ra² = .75