Correlational findings

Study Goswami (2014): study GB 2011

10-15 aged, schoolchildren, United Kingdom, 2011
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 2400
Non Response
Interview: Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI)


Authors's Label
Deprivation index
Our Classification
Deprivation index
Self report of having or not:
a pocket money
b saving money
c branded trainers
d iPod or similar
e cable or satellite TV
f garden or similar
g acces to family car
h clothes to fit in with social peer groups
i annual family holiday
j monthly day trips

3 options for each item:
- I have this
- I do not have this but I would like it
- I do not have this and I do not want this

Index is created by adding together the number of items lacked and wanted resulting in a 0 to 10 scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-u-mq-v-5-a r = -.30 p < .00 M-CO-u-mq-v-5-a Beta = -.17 p < .00 Beta controled for
- gender
- disability
- learning difficulties
- ethnic background
- country of birth
- religion
- family structure