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Correlational findings

Study Lelkes (2002): study HU 1992

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Hungary, 1992-1998
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9167
Non Response:
Assessment:

Not reported.

Correlate

Authors's label
Religious involvement
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Religious
0: Non-religious

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-a DM = + 1992

Religious      M= 6.01
Non-religious  M= 5.68
-Difference      +0.33
O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-a DM = + 1998

Religious      M= 5.82
Non-religious  M= 5.44
-Difference      +0.38
O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-a b = +.38 p < .01 1992 O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-a b = +.33 p < .01 1998 O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-a Beta = +.06 p < .01 1992 O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-a Beta = +.05 p < .01 1998 O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-a b = +.38 p < .01 Full pooled sample O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-a = Interaction with 1998 dummy (b=-.05 ns)

b and Beta control for:
-employment status
-income
-education level
-age
-gender
-Gypsy ethnicity
-living in Budapest
-marital status
-number of children

Similar results are obtained when personal income is used instead of household income adjusted for household size.

Analysis incorporates sampling weights for the correction of sampling design (1992) and sample fit (1998).