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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
Loneliness at age 18
Our Classification
Remarks
assessed at age 18
Operationalization
Self report of feelings of loneliness
4:almost always
;
0:never

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-g OR = 0.56 p < ..001 BI-VARIATE      CI95[0.48,0.64] O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-g OR = 0.83 ns MULTI-VARIATE     CI95[0.68,1.03]
OR controled for age 18
- socio-demographics
  - parental education
  - gender
  - ethnicity
- social environment
  - peer support
  - parental support
- individual characteristics
  - mental health
  - loneliness
  - deviance

Somewhat less negative when additionally controlled for current (age 29)
- substance use
- social position
- poor health