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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 methods
Interviews, tests and questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
School mean socioeconomic level
Our Classification
Operationalization
High school's mean socioeconomic level computed from the combined S.E.L.'s of all the T1 respondents at that school.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a tau = - ns T1 happiness:        tau = -.06 (ns)
T2 happiness:        tau = -.07 (ns)
T3 happiness:        tau = -.05 (ns)
T4 happiness:        tau = -.02 (ns)
T1:1966, T2:1968, T3:1969, T4:1970