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Correlational findings

Study Angeles (2008): study GB 1991

Public:
18+ aged general public, UK, 1991-2005
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1996-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 15000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Religiouness activity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Religiosity (attendance at religious services):
a) highly (once a week or more)
b) mildly (at least once per year)
c) practivally never/ only for weddings/funerals (reference category)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +.1 p < .01 Religious participation high (vs. low/not) O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +.02 ns Religious participation middle (vs. low/not)

b controlled for:
- absolute income
- sex
- age
- marital status
- education
- unemployed
- number of children
- health
- region

Based upon fixed effects analysis; similar results for pooled OLS, Ordered Probit and Ordered Logit