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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study IT 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Italy, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2010
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=3.11     Mt=7.0
2       M=2.90     Mt=6.3
3       M=2.99     Mt=6.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.34      Mt=7.0
2       M=6.99      Mt=6.7
3       M=7.31      Mt=7.0
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.58      Mt=6.6
2       M=1.09      Mt=6.1
3       M=1.22      Mt=6.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.00 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income