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Correlational findings

Study Trzcinski & Holst (2006): study DE 2001

Public:
17 aged, Germany, 2001-2004
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1202
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Own assessment of probability of success in education and work
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report of  assessment of probability of succes in education and work

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.02 p < .001 b controlled for:
- personal control  
- satisfaction with grades
- nationality
- east or west german
- gender
- household composition
- income
- education  
- number of important relationships
- relationship with mother
- relationship with father
- mother worked part-time or full-time entire year (vs not)
- months of unemployment of mother in the previous year
- mother’s  worries about financial situation
- life satisfaction of mother

b = +.02 means that if the adolescent indicated that he or she had no additional aspirations for education this correspondents with 0.02 points more happiness on the 0-10 point scale