Correlational findings

Study Naidu (1978): study IN Mumbai 1973

7-11 aged boys living in institution, Bombay, India, 197?
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 36
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face
Interviewer was well aquinted with the boys


Authors's Label
Social agents
Our Classification
Releveant social agents were selected in a pilot study in which boys mentioned the names of 'significant others' in their life
Boys were asked how much their happiness is influenced by:
a: house mother
b: school teacher
c: peers at the institutional home
d: peers at school
e: government
f: visitors

Rated on visual scale with boxes ranging from small (1) to big (9)

This question was preceded by a rating of their own happiness, rated on the same visual scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-c-9-a =                      7 aged  9 aged  11 aged O-HL-c-sq-c-9-a r = + ns house mother          r=+.62  r=+.35  r=+.25 O-HL-c-sq-c-9-a r = +/- ns school teacher        r=+.21  r=-.06  r=+.37 O-HL-c-sq-c-9-a r = ns peers at the              -        -      - O-HL-c-sq-c-9-a r = +/- institutional home    r=-.17   r=-.06  r=+.13 O-HL-c-sq-c-9-a r = +/- ns peers at school       r=+.41   r=-.17  r=+.35 O-HL-c-sq-c-9-a r = +/- ns government            r=+.33   r=+.20  r=-.03 O-HL-c-sq-c-9-a r = +/- ns visitors              r=+.28   r=+.14  r=-.08