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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study AR 1991

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Argentina, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1002
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=3.14     Mt=7.1
2       M=2.98     Mt=6.6
3       M=3.09     Mt=7.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.19      Mt=6.9
2       M=6.99      Mt=6.7
3       M=7.34      Mt=7.0
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.76      Mt=6.8
2       M=1.24      Mt=6.2
3       M=1.25      Mt=6.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.06 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.04 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.06 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.09 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.07 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income