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Correlational findings

Study Jones (2002a): study CA 1998

Public:
12-15 aged, Canada, 1998
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 31194
Non Response:
13%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Regional variation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Regional variation
a. Atlantic provinces
b. Quebec
c. Ontario
d. Prairie provinces
e. British Columbia

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n D% = ns % most happy:
a: Atlantic Provinces 26%
b: Quebec             33%
c: Ontario            28%
d: Prairie Provinces  27%

Girls N=1680, boys N= 1690
e: British Columbia   27%
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.10 p < .110 girls, Atlantic Canada O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.04 p < .485 boys, Atlantic Canada O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.03 p < .565 girls, Ontario O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.10 p < .037 boys, Ontario O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.10 p < .079 girls, Prairie provences O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.08 p < .183 boys, Prairie provences O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = +.07 p < .288 girls, British Columbia O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.00 p < .958 boys, British Columbia O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.16 p < .040 Children with religious affiliation only: (Boys N=1178, girls N=1192)

girls, Atlantic Canada

girls
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.11 p < .169 boys, Atlantic Canada O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.12 p < .052 girls, Ontario O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.10 p < .088 boys, Ontario O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.10 p < .140 girls, Prairie Provinces O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.03 p < .625 boys, Prairie Provinces O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.05 p < .568 girls, British Columbia O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.12 p < .162 boys, British Columbia

B controlled for:
- child's age
- religion
- worship frequency, child
- public school attendee or not
- family composition
- education of the mother
- working mother or not
- smoking and drinking by the mother
- household income