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Question: How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? - We believe too often in science, and not enough in feelings and faith
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
29 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Mexico59.5%
2 Spain53.5%
3 Portugal52.9%
4 Chile52.8%
5 Austria49.7%
6 Switzerland48.7%
7 Republic of Korea46.3%
8 Latvia45.4%
9 Slovenia44.0%
10 United States43.3%
11 Czech Republic40.5%
12 Germany40.3%
13 Israel40.0%
14 Netherlands39.9%
15 Lithuania37.2%
16 France35.5%
17 New Zealand35.3%
18 Iceland34.7%
19 Slovakia33.8%
20 Australia33.0%
21 Canada32.9%
22 United Kingdom32.8%
23 Denmark32.6%
24 Belgium29.4%
25 Finland28.7%
26 Sweden28.4%
27 Norway28.0%
28 Turkiye22.7%
29 Japan 17.6%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 9 countries.

Source
ISSP 2010

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = -0.627358 X +7.029
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.096
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = -59628.797155 X +68692.509
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.249
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.062

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = -11.074063 X +84.619
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.300
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.090

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = -0.355956 X +1.751
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.102
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.010

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = -3.134365 X +11.721
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.074
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005