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Table 4 Indicators of freedom in nations: a factor analysis (N = 33)

From: Freedom and happiness in nations: why the Finns are happier than the French

  Social Freedom Psychological freedom Potential freedom
Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor3
Freedom of marriage .965   
Freedom to travel .893 -.321  
Freedom to abort .369   
Suppression Civil Liberties -.938   
Economic freedom 1 .700   
Economic freedom 2 .581   .515
Acquiescence   –0.988  
Self-esteem   0.575  
Internet users   -.590 .911
Number of newspaper    .615
  1. The highest values for each factor are represented in bold.