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Question: Please indicate which statement below comes closest to expressing what you believe about God.
Choices: "I don't believe in God" "I don't know whether there is a God and I don't believe there is any way to find out" "I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a Higher Power of some kind" "I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at others" "While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God" "I know God really exists and I have no doubts about it"
Data: % of "While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God" "I know God really exists and I have no doubts about it"
Period:
Area:
6 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States82.3%
2 Canada64.6%
3 United Kingdom46.0%
4 Germany34.2%
5 Sweden25.8%
6 Japan 12.9%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. 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 4 countries.

Source
ISSP 2008

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data6
Regression equation
Y = 0.924748 X +6.497
Correlation coefficient (r)0.449
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.202

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data6
Regression equation
Y = 12119.147513 X +44161.218
Correlation coefficient (r)0.502
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.252

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data6
Regression equation
Y = -5.270887 X +83.802
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.749
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.561

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data6
Regression equation
Y = 0.284233 X +1.539
Correlation coefficient (r)0.417
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.174

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data6
Regression equation
Y = -0.387328 X +11.305
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.038
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001