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Correlational findings

Study Headey et al. (2008a): study DE 1990

Public:
18+ aged general public, Germany, followed 15 years, 1990 - 2005
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7329
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Importance of religion
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respondents were asked about the importance of religion in their lives.
1 not at all important
to
4 very important.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d r = +.09 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.19 p < .001 All O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.18 p < .001 Men O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.20 p < .001 Women O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d = Beta's controled for:
- gender
- age
- foreign born
- extroversion
- neuroticism

Unaffected by additional control for:
- partnered
- education
- income
- health disabililty

Results for latest year available in 1990 - 2005 (usually 2005).