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Question: Do you agree or disagree that practicing a religion helps people to meet the right kind of people?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Republic of Korea61.3%
2 United States59.1%
3 Italy52.2%
4 United Kingdom40.4%
5 Germany37.0%
6 Australia32.5%
7 France 21.2%
8 Japan21.0%
9 Sweden18.3%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Belgium: Flanders only. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. Israel: unweighted sum of Jews and Arabs. Italy: unweighted sum of 2008 and 2010 surveys. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 1 countries.

Source
ISSP 2008

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.898276 X +7.079
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.297
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.088

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -7590.120221 X +52365.346
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.101
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.010

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -5.754021 X +84.104
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.455
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.207

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -1.024117 X +1.859
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.578
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.334

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 11.134600 X +9.968
Correlation coefficient (r)0.293
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.086