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Correlational findings

Study Greenfield & Marks (2007): study US 1995

Public
25-74 aged, general public, USA, 1995
Survey name
US-MIDUS
Sample
Respondents
N = 3032
Non Response
39%
Assessment
Interview: telephone (CATI)
After the telephone interview 87% of the respondents completed a self-administered mailback questionnaire.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Religious identity
Our Classification
Error Estimates
s.e.=0.03
Distribution
M = 1,72,; SD = 1,05
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
How close do you identufy with being a member of your religious groep?
3  very
2  somewhat
1  not very
0 not at all

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-n-11-b b = +.10 p < .001 C-BW-c-sq-n-11-b Beta = +.09 b and Beta controlled for:
- age
- gender
- race
- education
- income
- employment status
- marital status
- parental status
- self rated physical health
- religious participation