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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
Communal Spirituality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question on Quality and depth of inter-personal relationships.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a r = +.45 p < .05 Child's rating of own happiness A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a Beta = +.32 ns A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a r = +.19 p < .05 Parents rating of child's happiness A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a Beta = +.10 ns
Beta's controlled for child's :
- gender
- school
- temperament
  - shyness
  - emotionality
  - sociability
  - activity
- spirituality
  - personal
  - environmental  
  - transcendental
  - spiritual practice/belief


Additional variance explained by communal spirituality after gender, school and temperament:
- 4,7% of child's rating of own happiness (05)
- 0,3% of parents rating of childs happiness (ns)