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Correlational findings

Study OECD (2019a): study ZZ 2018

Public
15-years-old highschool pupils, multiple countries, 2018
Survey name
IN-PISA 2018
Sample
Respondents
N = 493202
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: web
in some countries paper questionnaires were used

Correlate

Authors's Label
How many close friends
Our Classification
Remarks
Calculations from SPSS database, downloaded from OECD website in january 2022. This question was only completed in UAE, Bulgaria, Georgia, Hong Kong, Panama, Serbia, Soain, Ireland and Mexico (total n about 80000)
Distribution
Mean = 8.38; SD = 8,5, Median = 5
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: At present, how many close friends do you have?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-b r = +.13 p < .0001 Boys                        r = +.12
Girls                       r = +.12
A-AB-g-mq-v-4-a r = +.17 p < .0001 Boys                        r = +.15
Girls                       r = +.14