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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study CZ 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Czechoslovakia, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1396
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=2.64     Mt=5.5
2       M=2.71     Mt=5.7
3       M=2.65     Mt=5.5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.31      Mt=5.9
2       M=6.23      Mt=5.8
3       M=6.37      Mt=6.0
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .72      Mt=5.7
2       M= .67      Mt=5.7
3       M= .85      Mt=5.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.04 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.04 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = 0 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income