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Correlational findings

Study Heukamp & Arino (2011): study ZZ World samples 1981

Public:
18+ aged general public, 64 countries, 1981-2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 114281
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Membership
Our Classification
Remarks
In wave three, the question about membership was asked differently than in the other waves. It was asked if one "belonged to" any of these organizations. The answer to this question from the third wave is seperated.
Distribution
First, second and fourth wave: M= 0.33, SD= 0.82
Third wave: M= 0.15, SD= 0.59
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
Now I am going to read off a list of voluntary organizations; for each one, could you tell me whether you are an active member, an inactive member or not a member of that type of organization?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.04 p < .000 Wave 1+2+4 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.05 p < .000 Wave 3

B's controlled for:
- self assessed health
- employment status
- marital status
- education
- age
- gender
- church attendance
- belief in god
- cheating
- trust in people
- relative income