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Question: Do you agree that there is little that people can do to change the course of their lives?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States80.0%
2 Germany76.9%
3 France76.4%
4 United Kingdom74.8%
5 Republic of Korea 69.8%
6 Sweden68.9%
7 Japan65.9%
8 Italy57.6%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 2 countries.

Source
ISSP 2018

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 3.436686 X +4.236
Correlation coefficient (r)0.446
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.199

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 97260.742567 X -24616.002
Correlation coefficient (r)0.639
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.408

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -18.187313 X +95.128
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.748
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.560

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 2.222871 X -0.031
Correlation coefficient (r)0.535
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.286

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 15.082986 X +3.673
Correlation coefficient (r)0.164
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.027