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Correlational findings

Study Vieno et al. (2009): study IT Veneto 2006

Public:
10-18 aged general public, Vieno: Italy, 2006
Survey name:
Health Behavior in School Aged Children
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6744
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
questionnaire administered in class room

Correlate

Authors's label
Number of friends
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on two questions:
a) At present, how many close male friends do you have?
b) At present, how many close female friends do you have?

1: none
2: one
3: two
4: three or more

Scores are averaged

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e Beta = +.15 p < .01 Beta controlled for:
- Immigrant (born in Italy or not)
- Gender
- Age
- Family socio-economic status
- Friends support
- Bullying victimization