A Cross-National Test of the Uncertainty Hypothesis Religious Belief

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 45(3) SAGE Publications Published In Pages: 318-333
By Barber, Nigel


The study looks at 137 countries and examines the relationship between disbelief in God and increased security in health, economic development and security. The findings provide additional support for the uncertainty hypothesis as there is a positive relationship between a country's health or financial growth/security and the population's disbelief in God.


Sample Used Coded Data Comment
OtherOther researchers' 137 countries from the Lynn et al. 2009 data set

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