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Correlational findings

Study Veroff et al. (1981): study US 1976

Public:
21+ aged, general public, USA, 1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2264
Non Response:
29%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Praying when unhappy
Our Classification
Operationalization
Praying when unhappy:
0 No
1 Yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa D% = % very happy:         1957        1976

- Yes                  37          35
- No                   32          29
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = +.06 p < .01 1957 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa tc = +.03 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = +.11 p < .01 1976 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa tc = +.04 ns