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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
Intelligence
Our Classification
Operationalization
T1 scores on three tests of intelligence
a: Quick Test of intelligence, section J (vocubalary)
b:  General Aptitude Test Battery
c: Gates test of reading comprehension
mean of these scores.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a tau = + ns                 Quick     GATB   Gates   mean
                test             test
T1 happiness:   +.01     +.04    +.03    +.03 T2 happiness:   +.01     +.01    +.03    +.02
T3 happiness:   +.01     +.00    +.04    +.01 T4 happiness:   +.01     +.03    +.03    +.02 All tau's not significant

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