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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study GB Northern Ireland 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, North Ireland, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 304
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       Less than 10 Ss
2       M=3.19     Mt=7.3
3       M=3.34     Mt=7.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.83      Mt=6.5
2       M=6.99      Mt=6.6
3       M=7.39      Mt=7.1
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.11      Mt=6.1
2       M=1.33      Mt=6.3
3       M=1.48      Mt=6.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.06     Mt=6.9
2       M=2.98     Mt=6.6
3       M=3.08     Mt=6.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       Less than 10 Ss
2       M=1.49      Mt=6.5
3       M=1.83      Mt=6.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       Less than 10 Ss
2       M=7.70      Mt=7.4
3       M=7.99      Mt=7.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.13 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.04 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.10 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.11 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.07 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.11 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.08 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.08 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.09 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.05 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.08 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.03 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.14 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.11 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.16 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.09 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.10 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income