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Correlational findings

Study Blaauw & Pretorius (2013): study ZA 2008

Public:
20+ aged general public, South Africa, 2008
Survey name:
US-National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) 2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 13792
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Importance of religion
Our Classification
Distribution
1a=44,79% 1b=44,18% 0=11,03%
Operationalization
Selfreport on single questioin. Text not reported
1a: Very important
1b: Important
0:   Not important

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-n b = +,59 p < .000 Very important O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-n b = +,15 p < .00 Important

b's controlled for:
- Personal characteristics:
  - Ethnicity
  - Gender
  - Marital status
  - Having children
  - Education
- Regional characteristics:
  - Urban-rural
  - Income per capita
  - Province in South Afrca