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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study CN 1990

Public:
18+aged, general public, China, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000
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=3.04     Mt=6.8
2       M=2.85     Mt=6.2
3       M=2.82     Mt=6.1
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.73      Mt=6.7
2       M=1.02      Mt=6.0
3       M=1.68      Mt=6.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.10 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.10 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.08 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.10 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.10 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.11 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income