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Correlational findings

Study Levin & Taylor (1998): study US 1979

Public:
18+ aged Blacks, USA, followed 1979 to 1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1988
Non Response:
32%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Earlier church membership
Our Classification
Operationalization
Are you an official member of a church or other place of worship?
0: no
1: yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-aa r = .09 p < .05 T1 church membership by T1-T2 CHANGE in life satisfaction. O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-aa Beta = +.04 ns Beta controlled for T2
- religion
- health
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-aa Beta = +.03 ns Beta additionally controled for T2
- age
- sexe
- education
- marital status
- employment status
- region in the US
- urban/rural
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.08 ns T1 church membership by T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.00 ns Beta controlled for T2
- religion
- health
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.02 ns Beta additionally controled for T2
- age
- sexe
- education
- marital status
- employment status
- region in the US
- urban/rural