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Correlational findings

Study Simoes et al. (2009): study PT 2001

Public:
Adolescents, Portugal, 2001-02
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6109
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Teachers administered the self-completion of questionnaires in school classroom.

Correlate

Authors's label
Friends
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on questions regarding:
A number of close male and female friends:
  1: none
  2: one
  3: two
  4: three or more
B Days a week stayed with friends after school:
  0
  1
  2
  3
  4
  5
  6
C Days spent evenings with friends
  0
  1
  2
  4
  5
  6 days
D ease in making new friends

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-t Beta = +.08 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- family
- family affluence
- psychological symptoms
- school
- class mates
- body satisfaction
- life satisfaction
- teachers
- physical symptoms
- food intake
- physical activity
- risk behaviours
- social competency