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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
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)