# 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
Geographic region
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Region of residence at T1
a:  west,
b: north-central,
c: north-east
d south
1: yes
0: no

## Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a = +/- ns                  T1 Region: West
T1 happiness:    tau = -.00 (ns)
T2 happiness:    tau = +.01 (ns)
T3 happiness:    tau = +.02 (ns)
T4 happiness:    tau = +.01 (ns)
O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a = - ns                  T1 Region:North central
T1 happiness:    tau = -.04 (ns)
T2 happiness:    tau = -.02 (ns)
T3 happiness:    tau = -.05 (ns)
T4 happiness:    tau = -.04 (ns)
O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a = - ns                  T1 Region: North-East
T1 happiness:    tau = -.02 (ns)
T2 happiness:    tau = -.05 (ns)
T3 happiness:    tau = -.01 (ns)
T4 happiness:    tau = -.01 (ns)
O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a = + ns                  T1 Region: South
T1 happiness:    tau = +.07 (ns)
T2 happiness:    tau = +.05 (ns)
T3 happiness:    tau = +.05 (ns)
T4 happiness:    tau = +.04 (ns)

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