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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
Transcendental Spirituality
Our Classification
Remarks
Item from the Spiritual Well-Being Questionnaire (SWBQ)
Operationalization
Self report on single question about Faith in and relationship with someone or something beyond the human
level.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a r = +.21 p < .05 Child's rating of own happiness A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a Beta = -.09 ns A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a r = +.12 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
  - communal  
  - environmental  
  - spiritual practice/belief

Additional variance explained by transcendental spirituality after gender, school and temperatement:
- 0,4% of child's rating of own happiness (ns)
- 0,1% of parents rating of childs happiness (ns)