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Correlational findings

Study Bock & Radelet (1988): study US 1973

Public:
18+aged, white population, USA 1973-1974
Survey name:
US-GSS 1973
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5683
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Affiliate vs independents
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Church goers (Affiliates)
0: Non-church goers (Independents)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a D% = + p < .05 MALES
Married
- Affiliates    40,2% very happy
- Independents  29.5% very happy
difference     +10.7%
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a D% = + p < .05 Unmarried
- Affiliates    20.8% very happy
- Independents  15.6% very happy
difference      +5.2%
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a D% = + ns FEMALES
Married
- Affiliates    45.1% very happy
- Independents  33.1% very happy
difference      +12%
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a D% = + ns Unmarried
- Affiliates    26.3% very happy
- Independents  23.7% very happy
difference      +2.6%