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Correlational findings

Study OECD (2017): study ES 2015

Public
15-16 aged, secundary school students, Spain, 2017
Survey name
IN-PISA 2015
Sample
Respondents
N = 6736
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: web

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                7,36
2                7,35
3                7,34
4                7,31       
5                7,36
6                7,40
7                7,41
8                7,45
9                7,56
10               7,66

Difference 10-1
- all           +0,31(.05)
- boys          -0,08(ns)
- girls         +0.69(.05)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-b DM = + p < .05 Score quarter   Mean Happiness
Bottom          7,36
Second          7,33
Third           7,40
Top             7,38

difference Top-Botom: +0.23