- 18+aged, general public, 65 countries, 1999-2004
- Survey name:
- WorldValuesSurvey 4
- N = 93142
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Personal religious identity
- Our Classification
- Measured by an item that asks, "Independently of whether you go to church or not, would you say you are:
1: a religious person
0a: not a religious person
0b: a convinced atheist"
Observed Relation with Happiness
-employment status (employed=1)
-belong to the largest religious group dummy
-religious affiliation dummies
-freedom index (reflects government regulation of civil, religious, and political freedom)
-proportion of population in largest religion
-country level religious affiliation dummies
-freedom index and religious attendance
-freedom index and "am a religious person"
Method used is hierarchical linear modelling.