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Studies

Rule (2007): study ZA 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Rule, S.
Title:
Religiosity and Quality of Life in South Africa.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2007. Vol. 81, 417 - 434

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, South Africa, 2004
Survey name:
SA-SAS 2003
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2799
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all things together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? On the whole, would you say you are.....?
5  very satisfied
4  satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g
Author's label:
how satisfied are you about your life
Page in publication:
425
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 15.4%,   2: 26.4%,   3: 16.9%,   4: 36.2%,   5: 5.1%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.89 5.44
SD:
1.20 2.83

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Modern conveniences Specific possessions Government satisfaction Attitudes to political system Religious orthodoxy Christian orthodoxy Religious denomination Current religious denomination Church attendance Participation in church Quality of Life Psychological-morale inventories