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Question: In your opinion, how true is this? "Astrology - the study of star signs - has some scientific truth"
Choices: "Definately true" "Probably true" "Probably not true" "Definately note true"
Data: % of "Definately true" "Probably true"
Period:
Area:
7 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Germany56.4%
2 United States52.7%
3 United Kingdom45.5%
4 Japan 45.2%
5 Canada44.9%
6 Australia36.3%
7 Italy35.0%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 3 countries.

Source
ISSP 1993

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 1.305930 X +6.203
Correlation coefficient (r)0.192
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.037

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 66310.649221 X +20001.193
Correlation coefficient (r)0.708
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.501

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -0.149314 X +0.886
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.641
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.411

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 0.592523 X +1.328
Correlation coefficient (r)0.252
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.064

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 13.073624 X +4.427
Correlation coefficient (r)0.319
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.102