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Correlational findings

Study Mutz (2015): study ZZ Various nation sets 2006

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 11 EU nations, 2006-2013
Survey name:
EU-European Social Survey
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2057
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
except Slovakia where Paper and Pencil approach (PAPI) was chosen.

Correlate

Authors's label
Pre-Post-Christmas Interview
Our Classification
Distribution
Pre:   yes = 4,7% no =  95,3%
Post: yes = 1,9% no = 98,1%
Operationalization
Pre:   Surveyed between December 16 and 26.
Post: Surveyed between December 27 and 31.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = -.12 p < .05 PRE-CHRISTMAS INTERVIEW

b controled for
- age
- sexe
- education
- children at home
- employment
- subjective health

Affected by  additional control for
- christian denomination (b = -.19 p<01)
- religiousness
- interaction between religiousness and time of interview (b = -.21 p<01).

Stronger among christians (b interaction = +.14 (ns).

Stronger among most religions.
A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-h b = -.21 p < .01 b controled for
- age
- sexe
- education
- children at home
- employment
- subjective health

Affected by  additional control for
- christian denomination (b = -.25 p<01)
- religiousness
- interaction between religiousness and time of interview (b = -.24 p<01).

Stronger among Christians (b interaction +.08 p<05)

Stronger among most religions.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = +.04 ns POST-CHRISTMAS INTERVIEW

b controled for
- age
- sexe
- education
- children at home
- employment
- subjective health

Affected by  additional control for
- christian denomination (b = +.03 p<01)
- religiousness
- interaction between religiousness and time of interview (b = +.03 p<01).
A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-h b = -.09 p < .01 b controled for
- age
- sexe
- education
- children at home
- employment
- subjective health

Unaffected by  additional control for
- christian denomination
- religiousness
- interaction between religiousness and time of interview.