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Correlational findings

Study OECD (2017): study LV 2015

Public
15-16 aged, secundary school students, Latvia, 2017
Survey name
IN-PISA 2015
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: Conputer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
School performance in science
Our Classification
Distribution
Deciles and quartiles
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Scientific performance, for PISA, measures the scientific literacy of a 15 year-old in the use of scientific knowledge to identify questions, acquire new knowledge, explain scientific phenomena, and draw evidence-based conclusions about science-related issues. The mean score is the measure.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-b DM = +/- Score decile   Mean Happiness
1                7,25
2                7,34
3                7,30
4                7,34       
5                7,35
6                7,32
7                7,35
8                7,39
9                7,46
10               7,63

Difference 10-1
- all           +0,38 (05)
- boys          -0,42 (ns)
- girls         +0.34 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-b DM = + p < .05 Score quarter   Mean Happiness
Bottom          7,30
Second          7,32
Third           7,35
Top             7,51

difference Top-Botom: +0.20