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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study PL 1989

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Poland, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 938
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=3.07     Mt=6.9
2       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
3       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.00      Mt=5.6
2       M=6.67      Mt=6.3
3       M=6.65      Mt=6.3
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .50      Mt=5.5
2       M=2.28      Mt=7.3
3       M=1.46      Mt=6.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income