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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
Personal Spirituality
Our Classification
Remarks
Item from the Spiritual Well-Being Questionnaire (SWBQ)
Operationalization
Self report on single question about Meaning and value of spirituality in one’s own life.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a r = +.44 p < .05 Child's rating of own happiness A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a Beta = +.30 ns A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a r = +.20 p < .05 Parents rating of child's happiness A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a Beta = +.14 ns
Beta's controlled for child's:
- gender
- school
- temperament
  - shyness
  - emotionality
  - sociability
  - activity
- spirituality
  - communal  
  - environmental  
  - transcendental
  - spiritual practice/belief

Additional variance explained by personal spirituality after gender, school and temperament:
- 4,2% of child's rating of own happiness (05)
- 0,3% of parents rating of childs happiness (ns)