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Correlational findings

Study Sturms et al. (2003): study NL 1999

Public:
8-15 aged, 3 year after a trafic accident, The Netherlands, 1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 254
Non Response:
36%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire mailed to parents. TNO-AZL Children's Quality of Life (TACQOL) questionnaire. Mailed questinnaires for both parents and children. The parental questionnaire included questions about the traffic crash and assessed whether the child had had 1 or more chronic illnesses before the traffic crash.

Correlate

Authors's label
Parent's rating of child's happiness
Our Classification
Operationalization
A Parents rating of child's happiness
B Child's selfrating of own happiness
Using the same Affect Balance Scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-cm-rdf-v-3-a DM = + p < .05 Parent's rating of child's happiness  M = 2,69
Child's selfrating of own happiness   M = 1,62
Difference                           DM = 1,07
                                 CI [0,19;1,95]