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Correlational findings

Study Leung & Zhang (2000): study HK 1998

Public:
Chinese adolescents, Hong-Kong, 1998
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1099
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
The questionnaire was administrated to the students via a teacher from the school., students answered the questionnaire during a regular class period. Responses were anonymous.

Correlate

Authors's label
Self-concept
Our Classification
Operationalization
Represents the perception of self image and consists here in 5 dimensions:

a: General self-concept: e.g., "I feel that I have a number of good qualities", measured with Rosenberg's (1965) Self Esteem Scale

b: Academic ability: e.g., "I feel that I am capable of completing college", measured by the Self Concept of Ability Scale Scale (Bachman, 1970)

c: Social ability: e.g., "I make friends easily", measured by the Self Description Questionnaire (Marsh et al. 1985)

d: Physical ability: e.g., "I like sports and games", measured by the Self Description Questionnaire (Marsh et al. 1985)

e: Physical appearance: e.g., "I have a plesant looking face", measured by the Self Description Questionnaire (Marsh et al. 1985)

Rated on 5 points:
[ ? ] stronly disagree
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[ ? ] stronly agree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.27 p < .01 a: GENERAL SELF-CONCEPT O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.16 p < .01 b: ACADEMIC ABILITY O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.14 p < .01 c: SOCIAL ABILITY O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.11 p < .01 d: PHYSICAL ABILITY O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.13 p < .01 e: PHYSICAL APPEARANCE