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Correlational findings

Study Harding (1985): study GB 1981

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Great Britain, 1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1231
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Religiousness
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Atheist
2 Not religious
3 Religious person

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + religious person       M = 7.8   Mt' = 7.6
not religious              7.5         7.2
convinced atheist          7.1         6.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a G = +.10 p < .05 religious person     39%   very happy    
not religious        38%
convinced atheist    33%
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + religious person       M = 1.6   Mt' = 6.6
not religious              1.3         6.3
convinced atheist          1.0         6.0
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.06 ns