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Correlational findings

Study OECD (2017): study CR 2015

Public:
15-16 aged, secundary school students, Costa Rica, 2017
Survey name:
INT PISA 2015
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6866
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Students' motivation to achieve (2)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 5 statements:
a: I want top grades in most or all of my courses
b: I want to be able to select from the best opportunities available when I graduate
c: I want to be the best, whatever I do
d: I see myself as an ambitious person
e: I want to be one of the best students in my class

Each rated:
4 agree completely
3 agree
2 disagree
1 strongly disagre

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e DM = + p < .05 AVERAGE happiness by motivation quarter
4 most motivated   M = 7,52
3                  M = 8,27
2                  M = 8,19
1 least motivated  M = 7,84

4-1 difference        +0,68

Difference unaffected by student's socio-economic status