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Correlational findings

Study Gilbert et al. (2016): study GB Scotland 2009

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Scotland, 2009
Survey name:
UK-Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2148
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
religious service/meetings
Our Classification
Distribution
Religious service/meetings once a month
In remote rural areas, M = 0.245, SE = 0.046
In accesible rural areas, M = 0.172, SE = 0.024
In non-ural areas, M = 0.204, SE = 0.011
Operationalization
Selfreport on question whether one attends religious services or meetings
1: yes
0: not

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e OLRC = +.31 p < .0097 OLRC controlled for:
-Environmental characteristics
- remote rural area
- accesible rural areas
-Individual characteristics
- male
- age, age squared
- income
- education
- unemployed
- retired
- marital status
- number of children under 16
- health last 12 months excellent/good
- financial position worse than last year
- meet friends and family once/twice a week
- talk to neighbours once/twice a week
- attend local group once a month
- play sport or exercise once a month