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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study BG 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1034
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=2.34     Mt=4.5
2       M=2.35     Mt=4.5
3       M=2.31     Mt=4.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.57      Mt=5.1
2       M=5.02      Mt=4.5
3       M=4.99      Mt=4.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.05 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.03 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.04 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 = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income