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Correlational findings

Study Holder et al. (2010): study CA 2005

Public:
8-12 aged children, 2 schools, Canada, 200?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 320
Non Response:
11
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Parent rating of child happiness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rating by parents in response to single question: Overall how does your child usually feel?
1  sad face
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7  happy face

Seven faces presented ranging from sad to happy, without verbal or numerical labels

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a r = +.35 p < .05 Child's self rating of happiness on the same scale