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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study BY 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Belarus, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1015
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=2.56     Mt=5.2
2       M=2.53     Mt=5.1
3       M=2.34     Mt=4.5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.69      Mt=5.2
2       M=5.65      Mt=5.2
3       M=5.29      Mt=4.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .72      Mt=5.7
2       M= .91      Mt=5.9
3       M= .50      Mt=5.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.13 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.08 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.08 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.11 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.07 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.07 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.11 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.06 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