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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
Age
Our Classification
Remarks
Secondary school pupils only (N =5730)
Operationalization
1 12-13
2 14-15
3 16-17

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DM = - p < .05        Boys  Girls
12-13  8,3   8,2
14-15  8,0   7,6
16-17  7,8   7,2
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a OR = 0,78 p < .05 age 16-17

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

OR reversed; in paper reported as chance of being Unhappy