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Correlational findings

Study Bogart et al. (2007): study US 2001

Public:
29 aged, USA, 2001
Survey name:
US-RAND Adolescent/Young adult panel 2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2376
Non Response:
64% in 2001 follow-up
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's Label
Hard drugs used at age 18
Our Classification
Remarks
assessed in higschool Drgus included (cocaine, uppers, downers, psychedelics, heroin, morphine, codeine, opium)
Operationalization
Self report of frequency of different types of Hard drugs  use at age 18 (10 years ago)
rated
6 (40 or more occasions)
;
0 (0 occasions)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-g OR = 0.61 p < .001 bi-variate        [CI95 0.52, 0.73] O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-g OR = 0.75 p < .05 Multi-variate    [CI95 0.59, 0.96]
OR controled for age 18
- socio-demographics
  - parental education
  - gender
  - ethnicity
- social environment
  - peer support
  - parental support
- individual characteristics
  - social skills
  - mental health
  - loneliness
  - deviance
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-g OR = - ns Mediators as apparent in lower correlation when controled for current
- substance use     ns
- social position   10
- poor health       ns
- all mediators     ns