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Correlational findings

Study TerBogt et al. (2003): study NL 2001

Public:
11-15 aged schoolchildren, the Netherlands, 2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7556
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class In addition to the HBSC questionnaire, the Youth self report was added: a list to register problem behaviour among children. In the version of the primary schools no questions were asked about sexuality and use of cannabis. An instruction was added for the teacher and an absence list.

Correlate

Authors's label
Gender
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 = Girl
1 = Boy

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a D% = % score on happiness scale
    Boys Girls
0   0,3  0,2 (ns)
1   0,1  0,3 (ns)
2   0,3  0,5 (ns)
3   0,5  1,0 (ns)
4   1,0  1,4 (ns)
5   2,2  4,0 (05)
6   5,2  6,3 (ns)
7  16,5 16,1 (ns)
8  29,3 26,1 (ns)
9  23,2 25,8 (ns)
10 21,6 18,2 (ns)
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DM = -            Primary     Secondary school
Boys       M = 8,6     8,1
Girls      M = 8,6     7,8
Difference     0,0     0,3
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a OR = 1,44 p < .05 Boys C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a OR = 1 ns Girls

OR is chance of being happy (score 7 or higher)
OR controlled for:
- age
- ethnicity
- schooltype

OR reversed, in paper reported as chance of being UNhappy.