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Correlational findings

Study Bond et al. (0): study ZZ World samples 2005

Public:
15-24 aged, 43 nations, 2005-2008
Survey name:
INT-WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9618
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Social Hostilities Index
Our Classification
Remarks
The information on social hostilities in different societies are documented in 16 frequently cited reports. Including the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion of Belief reports, the Human Rights Watch topical reports, and the Council of the European Union's annual report.
Operationalization
Index of indicators of societal hostilities towards religions:
a: crimes or malicious acts motivated by religious hatred or bias;
b: public religious tensions that lead to violence;
c: religion-related terrorism and war.

Range 0-10:
0: lowest level of societal hostilities towards religions in a society
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10: highest level of societal hostilities towards religions in a society

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = -.26 ns AVERAGE happiness by level of societal hostilities towards religions in 43 nations