Frequency of church attendance in Australia and the United States: models of family resemblance.

  title={Frequency of church attendance in Australia and the United States: models of family resemblance.},
  author={Katherine M Kirk and Hermine H Maes and Michael C. Neale and Andrew C. Heath and Nicholas G. Martin and Lindon J. Eaves},
  journal={Twin research : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies},
  volume={2 2},
Data on frequency of church attendance have been obtained from separate cohorts of twins and their families from the USA and Australia (29,063 and 20,714 individuals from 5670 and 5615 families, respectively). The United States sample displayed considerably higher frequency of attendance at church services. Sources of family resemblance for this trait also differed between the Australian and US data, but both indicated significant additive genetic and shared environment effects on church… CONTINUE READING

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