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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
Public or private school
Our Classification
Operationalization
0  private religious school
1  public school

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a DM = + Child's rating of own happiness
                 Girls     Boys
- Private school M = 5,89  M = 5,44
- Public school  M = 5,94  M = 5,77
  Difference        +0,05     +0,33
A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a Beta = +.05 ns A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a DM = - Parents rating of child's happiness
                 Girls      Boys
- Private school M = 5,82   M = 5,44
- Public school  M = 5,71   M = 5,81
  Difference        -0,11      +0,37
A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a Beta = +.04 ns

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