Correlational findings

Study Leeuw (2012): study NL 2010

Children 9-12,5 years,, Netherlands, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 183
Non Response:
Questionnaire: paper


Authors's label
Social acceptance
Our Classification
Feels the child it is part of the group?
Is it easy for him or her to have friends or to become friends? How good (social) is the child at school in her or his own perception and how is her or his assessment of her or his achievements at school. Self-Perception profile for Children (SPPC). 36 items, scored on 4-pointsscale. Children can pick out of two statements to indicate whether the statement is 'really true' for them or only 'sort of true' . Examples:
1. Some children find it difficult to make friends but other children find it easy to make friends.
2. Some children have many friends, but other children do not have many friends.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-mq-f-5-a r = +.49 p < .01 Average Individual Happiness before, immediately after, and 7 weeks after happiness lessons by self-reported social acceptance.