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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
Friends support
Our Classification
Operationalization
self-report on four questions:
a) My friend really tries to help me
b) I can count on my friend when things go wrong
c) I can tell my friend my problems and troubles
d) I can talk about my problems with my friend.

Rated:
1:strongly disagree
7:strongly agree

Scores are averaged

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e Beta = +.16 p < .01 Beta controlled for:
- Immigrant (born in Italy or not)
- Gender
- Age
- Family socio-economic status
- Number of friends
- Bullying victimization