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Correlational findings

Study VanAgt et al. (2005): study NL 2000

Public
3 years aged children, The Netherlands, 200?
Sample
Respondents
N = 8877
Non Response
22%
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Postal questionnaire sent to parents. TNO-AZL Pre-school children Quality of Life-questionnaire (TAPQOL)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Language delay
Our Classification
Distribution
Children diagnosed with language problems:
a:  according to parents: N=252
b: according to specialists: N=131
c: according to expert-panel: N=316
Operationalization
Diagnosis of language delay based on jugement of:
a: parents
b: specialists, partly of the Regional Speech and Hearing Centres (SHV's), partly visited elsewhere and
c: an expert-panel of 6 professionals in the field of children's language development

0: no language problem
1: language problem

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-cq-rdf-v-3-b DM = - Parent judgement:
                          M        SD
0: no language problem   97,5      10
1: language problem      96,1      12
-  Difference            -1,4
A-AOL-cq-rdf-v-3-b MW = ns A-AOL-cq-rdf-v-3-b DM = - Expert jugement:
                          M        SD
0: no language problem   97,4      10
1: language problem      96,6      11
-  Difference            -1,06
A-AOL-cq-rdf-v-3-b MW = ns