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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study CH 1989

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1400
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=3.32     Mt=7.7
2       M=3.25     Mt=7.5
3       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
2       M=3.12     Mt=7.1
3       M=3.32     Mt=7.7
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=8.46      Mt=8.3
2       M=8.18      Mt=8.0
3       M=8.25      Mt=8.1
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.11      Mt=6.1
2       M= .82      Mt=5.8
3       M= .98      Mt=6.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.18      Mt=6.9
2       M=7.30      Mt=7.0
3       M=7.62      Mt=7.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.19     Mt=7.3
2       M=3.24     Mt=7.5
3       M=3.31     Mt=7.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.19     Mt=7.3
2       M=3.24     Mt=7.5
3       M=3.31     Mt=7.7
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.18      Mt=6.9
2       M=7.30      Mt=7.0
3       M=7.62      Mt=7.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.96      Mt=6.6
2       M=7.29      Mt=7.0
3       M=7.81      Mt=7.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.09 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.06 p < .015 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.11 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.06 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.12 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.09 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.06 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.06 p < .015 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.09 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.09 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.05 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.07 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.07 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.04 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.06 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.05 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.06 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sexe, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.06 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.04 ns ß controlled for sexe, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sexe, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sexe, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income