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Correlational findings

Study Okulicz-Kozaryn (2011): study ZZ 1999

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 70 nations, 1999-2008
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurv 1-5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 21486
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
religious polarization
Our Classification
Operationalization
Polarisation measures the degree to which individuals in a country are divided into two religious groups – the higher the value is the more equally individuals are divided.
Polarization reaches maximum (one) when two equally sized religious groups face each other.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -1.4 p < .001 B controlled for:
-person-level:
- Religion
   -Religious
   -Belong to religious organization
   -Religion important in life
   -Believe in God
   -God important in life
   -Attend religious services
   -Belong to religious denomination
-Socio-demographics
   -Age
   -Income
   -Health
   -Married
   -Divorced
   -Unemployed
-country-level:
-institutional quality index (KKZ)
-Gross Domestic Product (GDP)