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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study NL 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1017
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Self-definition as religious
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Independently of wether you go to church or not, would you say you are....."
1   A convinced atheist
2   Not a religious person
3   A religious person

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.28     Mt=7.6
2       M=3.35     Mt=7.8
3       M=3.43     Mt=8.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.69      Mt=7.4
2       M=7.75      Mt=7.5
3       M=7.92      Mt=7.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=2.11      Mt=7.1
2       M=1.78      Mt=6.8
3       M=1.83      Mt=6.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.07 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.06 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.06 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.06 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.07 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.11 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income