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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study IS 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Iceland 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 702
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=3.31     Mt=7.7
2       M=3.25     Mt=7.5
3       M=3.42     Mt=8.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=8.24      Mt=8.0
2       M=7.62      Mt=7.4
3       M=8.14      Mt=7.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=2.18      Mt=7.2
2       M=2.32      Mt=7.3
3       M=2.61      Mt=7.6
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.12 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.10 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.08 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.08 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.10 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.06 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.11 p < .01 ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.09 p < .05 ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.09 p < .05 ß controlled for sex and age