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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study DK 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1030
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=3.16     Mt=7.2
2       M=3.34     Mt=7.8
3       M=3.38     Mt=7.9
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=8.02      Mt=7.8
2       M=8.11      Mt=7.9
3       M=8.21      Mt=8.0
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.76      Mt=6.8
2       M=1.74      Mt=6.7
3       M=1.99      Mt=7.0
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.07 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.05 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.04 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.05 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.04 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.08 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income