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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 (Horizontal integration)
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach's alpha=0,80
Remarks
U-GIDS (Utrecht Groningen Identity Development Scale)and gives a specific operationalization of the status variables themselves
Distribution
1: N=79; 2: N=95; 3:N=95
Related specification variables
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 loz school level C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a Beta = +.27 p < .05 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 = -.02 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 = +.04 ns Beta's controlled for:
- horizontal integration concerning school
- exploration concerning school