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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
Commitment U-GIDS (Vertical integration)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on 8 items such as:
- 'I know for sure I was right to choose the school I attend' and
- 'The school I attend gives me self-confidence'
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 = +.36 p < .001 Early adolescents, age 12-16 low school level C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a Beta = +.31 p < .01 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.04 ns Early adolescents, age 12-15 high school level C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a Beta = -.03 ns C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.15 ns Late adolescents, age 17-21 high school level C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a Beta = +.02 ns Beta's controlled for:
- vertical integration concerning school
- exploration concerning school