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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
Church
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 3 questions:
A : Do you happen to be a member of a church or synagogue?
B: Did you attend church or synagogue in the last seven days?.

1: yes
0: no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-7-b r = +.19 p < .01 A: Church membership O-SLu-u-sq-n-7-b r = +.19 p < .01 B: Church attendance O-SLu-u-sq-n-7-b Beta = +/- age 18-25 Beta=+.11 (ns)
age 26-35 Beta=+.12 (ns)
age 36-45 Beta=+.16 (ns)
age 46-55 Beta=+.04 (ns)
age 56-65 Beta=+.13 (ns)
age 66-75 Beta=+.03 (ns)
age 76-96 Beta=+.01 (ns)

Beta's controlled for:
- sex
- income