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Correlational findings

Study Abbott et al. (2011): study ZZ Various nation sets 2001

Public:
Adults, general public, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia and Georgia, 2001
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Trust institutions
Our Classification
Remarks
Order changed by WhDT
Operationalization
Self report on question on trust formal organizations:
a: courts
b: police
c: army
d: trade unions

1: low trust
:
:
:
4: high trust

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Beta = +.18 p < .001 Beta controled for other aspects of social cohesion:
- trust in government
- fear of crime
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Beta = +.14 p < .001 Beta additionally controled for:
- Age
- Gender
- Economic situation
  - evaluation household siruation as good/bad
  - perceived sufficiency of income
- social cohesion
  - general trust in people
  - trust in government
  - trust in institutions
  - fear of crime
- social integration
  - has close friend
  - social recource
  - active on organizations
  - nationality: identification with ethnic mayority
  - married
  - employed
- empowerment
  - sense of malaise
  - sense of personal control
  - selfrated health
  - perceived political influence
  - perceived political freedom
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Beta = +.05 p < .05 Beta additionally controled for country
- Freedom of choice and control