Findings on happiness in Gee & Veevers (1990): study CA 1985

Author(s)Gee, E.M.; Veevers, J.E.
TitleReligious Involvement and Life Satisfaction in Canada.
SourceSociological Analysis, 1990, Vol. 51, 387 - 394
Public25-59 aged, Canada, 1995
Survey nameNot available
 Canadian GSS
SampleProbability stratified sample
 Selection from a random sample of 13295 noninstitutionalized persons aged 15 and over to persons aged 25-59
Respondents N =6621
 All Canada: 3274 males, 3347 females. Ontario: 1154 males, 1218 females. British Colombia: 386 males, 383 females.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question; How do you feel about your life as a whole? 4 very satisfied 3 somewhat satisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 very dissatisfied - no opinion - not stated
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication389
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Religious involvementR12ad02Participation in church
Religious involvementR12af02Self-definition as religious, also classified as above ↑