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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1984): study ZZ EU 9 1975

Public:
15+ aged, general public, EU 9 member states, Western Europe, 1975
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 12996
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Degree of 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 O-HV---sq-vt-3-a r = -.53 ns                   M happiness    Rate of internal
                                 war
Great Britain        1.95             2.8
France               1.89             6.4
W-Germany            1.89             2.8
Italy                1.61             5.2
Belgium              2.27             6.3
The Netherlands      2.22             0.0
Luxembourg           2.03             no data
Denmark              2.54             0.0
Ireland              1.88             2.8