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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
School performance in mathematics
Our Classification
Operationalization
Mathematical performance, for PISA, measures the mathematical literacy of a 15 year-old to formulate, employ and interpret mathematics in a variety of contexts to describe, predict and explain phenomena, recognising the role that mathematics plays in the world. The mean score is the measure. A mathematically literate student recognises the role that mathematics plays in the world in order to make well-founded judgments and decisions needed by constructive, engaged and reflective citizens.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e DM = - ns Score decile        Mean Happiness
1                      8,26
2                      8,41
3                      8,34
4                      8,31
5                      8,28
6                      8,23
7                      8,17
8                      8,11
9                      8,05
10                     7,99

difference 10-1:      -0,27
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e DM = - p < .05 Score quarter       Mean Happiness
Bottom                  8,34
Second                  8,30
Third                   8,18
Top                     8,04

difference Top-Bottom: -0,30