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Correlational findings

Study Bartram (2011): study US 1995

Public:
18-94 aged natives and immigrants, USA, 1995
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 3
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1339
Non Response:
203
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Religion
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: "How important is God in your life?"
1= not at all; 10= very

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a Beta = +.11 p < .000 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a b = +.09 p < .000 Beta and B controlled for:
- Immigrant status,
- Ln(income)
- Interaction ln(income)*immigrant status,
- Marital status,
- Age,
- Children,
- Unemployed,
- Health.

B=+.06 (p<001) when additionally controlled for 'financial satisfaction

Similar results are found in an ordered logit model.