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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1984): study ZZ 1974 /1

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 14 nations and regions, 1974-1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6563
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Conducted by Gallup bureaus in different countries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Internal war
Our Classification
Operationalization
Based on the following indicators:
incidence of:
1. insurgent attacks;
2. actual and attempted assassinations
   of political leaders;
3. anti-state or intergroup conflict
   situations.
Data drawn from Hibbs (1973:tabel 5.2).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-m-11-a r = -.71 p < .001                   Mt happiness     Internal
                                     war
Australia             7.0             1.9
USA                   6.7             6.4
Canada                7.0             4.7
Great Britain         6.8             2.8
France                5.8             6.4
W-Germany             6.6             2.8
Italy                 5.6             5.2
Benelux               6.0             2.6
Scandinavia           7.6             0.3
Brasil                6.2             5.4
Mexico                6.2             5.7
Africa (South
of the Sahara)        4.6             6.0
India                 3.4             7.7
Japan                 5.8             2.2