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Correlational findings

Study Alvarez-Diaz et al. (2010): study US 1985

Public
16+ aged, general public, USA, 1985-1998
Survey name
US-DDB-1983-1998
Sample
Respondents
N = 40000
Non Response
Not reported
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Church attendance
Our Classification
Remarks
Scale not reported
Operationalization
Frequency the respondent attends "a church or other place of worship"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLP-c-sq-n-6-a b = +03 p < .003 B controlled for:
- Individual characteristics
  - Income
  - Financial Satisfaction
  - Education
  - Employment status
  - Gender
  - Children
  - Age
  - Age squared
  - Marital status
  - Church attendance
  - Ethnicity
  - Interpersonal Trust
  - Health of respondent
- State characteristics
  - Size
  - Income
  - Racial diversity
  - Social capital
  - Culture

B similar when controlled either for:
- Transfer payments
- Government Ideology
- Democratic Party Control
Instead of:
- economic regulation