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Correlational findings

Study Peacock & Poloma (1999): study US 1988

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United States, 1988
Survey name:
Gallup poll
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1030
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
and interview: telephone

Correlate

Authors's label
Closeness to God
Our Classification
Operationalization
Sekfreport on single question: Where on this scale, would you describe your relationship with God?
1  very distant
:
7: very close

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-7-b r = +.31 p < .01 O-SLu-u-sq-n-7-b Beta = +/- age 18-25 Beta=+.25 (ns)
age 26-35 Beta=+.31 (001)
age 36-45 Beta=+.44 (001)
age 46-55 Beta=+.30 (01)
age 56-65 Beta=+.29 (01)
age 66-75 Beta=+.21 (05)
age 76-96 Beta=+.65 (001)

Beta's controlled for:
- sex
- income