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Correlational findings

Study Currie et al. (2004): study ZZ Developed nations 2001

Public:
11,13 and 15 aged, school children, 33 countries and regions, 2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 162306
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Specially trained personnel, teachers and school nurses administered the completion of questionnaires in school classrooms.

Correlate

Authors's label
Peer support
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on three questions
A The students in my class(es) enjoy being together.
B Most of the students in my class(es) are kind and helpful.
C Other students accept me as I am.
Response categories were: Strongly agree, Agree, Neither agree nor disagree, Disagree, Strongly disagree.

Recoded as:
3 Positive: agree or strongly agree with all these statments
2 Middle: Do not agree with one of these three statements
1 Negative: Do not agree with at least two of the three statements

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e rs = + Girls: rs = +.24
Boys : rs = +.21