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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
Gender
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Girls
1 Boys

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a DM = - Child's self rating of own happiness

          Public school  Private school
-Girls    M = 5,94       M = 5,89
-Boys     M = 5,77       M = 5,44
difference   -0,17          -0,38
A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a Beta = -.12 ns A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a DM = + Parents rating of child's happiness
          Public school  Private school
-Girls    M = 5,71       M = 5,82
-Boys     M = 5,81       M = 5,44
difference   +0,10           +,38
A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a Beta = +.03 ns

Beta's controlled for childs:
- school
- temperament
  - shyness
  - emotionality
  - sociability
  - activity
- spirituality
  - personal
  - communal  
  - environmental  
  - transcendental
  - spiritual practice/belief