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Correlational findings

Study VanHoof & Raaijmakers (2002): study NL 1997

Public
12-21 aged, secondary schools, The Netherlands, 1997?
Sample
Respondents
N = 294
Non Response
not reported
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Exploration U-GIDS (Vertical integration)
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach's alpha=0,72
Remarks
U-GIDS (Utrecht Groningen Identity Development Scale) gives a specific operationalization of the status variables themselves
Distribution
1: N=79; 2: N=95; 3:N=95
Operationalization
Self-report on 5 items such as:
- 'I give the school I attend a lot of thougt'
- 'I try to find out a lot about the school I attend'
Rated on a 5-point numerical scale ranging from 1=completely untrue to 5= completely true

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.03 ns early adolescents, age 12-16 low school level C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a Beta = .00 ns C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.05 ns Early adolescents, age 12-15, high level school C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a Beta = +.04 ns C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.02 ns Late adolescents, age 17-21, high level school C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a Beta = -.03 ns Beta's controlled for:
- vertical integration concerning school
- commitment concerning school