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Türkiye’de Dindarlık ve Mutluluk Arasındaki İlişki: Dindar İnsanlar daha mı Mutlu?

Relationship Between Religiosity and Happiness in Turkey: Are Religious People Happier?

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Using World Values Survey data, the relationship between happiness and religiosity with the various socio-economic indicators for individuals living in Turkey were examined in the study. The findings of ordinal logit regression suggest that religious individuals are happier than non-religious individuals. Additionally, multiple correspondence analyses were employed to evaluate the relationship between the categories of happiness levels, income levels, marital status, frequency of praying and frequency of attending a religious service. The existence of particular categories ranging from “infrequently attends religious services, unmarried, and not very happy” to “frequently prays, middle income, married, and very happy” were identified.
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Çalışmada Dünya Değerler Araştırması Anket verileri kullanılarak, Türkiye’de yaşayan bireyler için mutluluk ve dindarlık arasındaki ilişki araştırılmıştır. Sıralı logit regresyon bulguları dindar bireylerin, dindar olmayanlara göre daha mutlu olduğu sonucu göstermiştir. Yanı sıra mutluluk düzeyleri, gelir seviyelerine ilişkin düzeyler, medeni hal, dua etme sıklığı ve dini organizasyonlara katılma sıklığı aralarındaki ilişkiyi değerlendirmek için uygulanan çoklu uyum analizi “orta gelir düzeyi- çok mutlular- sık dua edenler-evliler” ve “sıklıkla dini organizasyonlara katılmayanlar-evli olmayanlar-çok mutlu olmayanlar” gibi özel kategorilerin varlığına işaret etmiştir.

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