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Correlational findings

Study Bachman et al. (1978): study US 1966

Public:
Public highschool boys followed 8 years from grade 10, USA, 1966-74
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1628
Non Response:
2.8% at T1, 17.2% at T2, 21.0% at T3, 28.9% at T4, 28.5% at T5
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
Interviews, tests and questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's Label
Prestige of (later) college
Our Classification
Operationalization
Prestige of institution attended as an undergraduate (measured at T5)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a tau = ns                      T5 prestige of school
T1 happiness:        tau = +.07  (ns)
T2 happiness:        tau = -.02  (ns)
T3 happiness:        tau = -.03  (ns)
T4 happiness:        tau = -.07  (ns)

T1:1966, T2:1968, T3:1969, T4:1970, T5:1974