Correlational findings

Study Casas et al. (2003): study ES Cataluna 1999

12-16 aged, secondary schools pupils, Catalunya, Spain, 1999
N = 968
Non Response
Questionnaire: paper
Administered to whole group of pupils in classroom settings. Adolescents' regular teacher and one or two researchers were present.


Authors's Label
Things on TV they would like to do
Our Classification
Part 1, B: Boys preferred more sports and girls more media related activities. Age has nothing to do with responses.
A. N=861; N = 1: 78,3%, 2: 21,7%.
B. N=374; N = 1: 60,2%, 2: 31,8%, 3: 8%.
Analysis of a two-part open-ended question:
Part 1:
A. have you ever seen anyone on tv doing soomething that you would like to do, and you think you could do? Answers were analysed in two ways:
1 yes
2 no.
B. if answer was positive, researchers classified into three answer categories the answers of adolescents who report what they would like doing:
1 related to sport
2 media related activities
3 travelling or adventure activities.
Part2: If you have done it how did you go about doing what you have seen?  Answer categories:
1 nothing
2 training or learning
3 trying or demanding.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-?-5-a F = ns Part 1, B