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Question: Do you agree that religious leaders should not try to influence government decisions?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Japan85.1%
2 Germany79.1%
3 Italy79.0%
4 France78.3%
5 Australia73.2%
6 Republic of Korea 72.1%
7 United Kingdom69.1%
8 United States67.8%
9 Sweden66.8%

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 = -4.629709 X +10.191
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.524
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.275

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -87095.792880 X +111554.143
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.510
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.260

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 15.220065 X +70.750
Correlation coefficient (r)0.569
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.324

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -1.268285 X +2.519
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.272
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.074

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -7.262136 X +17.177
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.106
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011