# Correlational findings

## Study Timmermans (1997): study JP 1990

Public
18+ aged, general public, Japan, 1990
Sample
Respondents
N = 1011
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 = + 1       M=2.92     Mt=6.4
2       M=2.96     Mt=6.5
3       M=3.12     Mt=7.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = + 1       M=6.45      Mt=6.1
2       M=6.40      Mt=6.0
3       M=6.86      Mt=6.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = + 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-a = + 1       M=7.34      Mt=7.0
2       M=6.99      Mt=6.7
3       M=7.31      Mt=7.0
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.11 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.09 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.08 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.09 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.04 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.10 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.07 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income