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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study NG 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Nigeria, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1001
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       Less than 10 Ss
2       M=2.19     Mt=4.0
3       M=2.95     Mt=6.5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = 1       Less than 10 Ss
2       M=4.60      Mt=4.0
3       M=6.47      Mt=6.1
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       Less than 10 Ss
2       M=1.41      Mt=6.4
3       M=1.54      Mt=6.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.16 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.15 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.06 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.06 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.06 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.16 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.15 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.08 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income