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Correlational findings

Study Stapel (1987): study NL 1987

Public:
18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1987
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 825
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
School or study finished at age
1 14 or younger
2 15
3 16
4 17
5 18-21
6 22+

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-u-sq-v-3-a G = +.18 p < .01 M-FH-u-sq-v-3-a G = +.18 p < .01 Almost linear: those who left school at age 14 are least happy and those at age 18-21 happiest. Ss who finished education after age 22 are slightly less happy than those finished at age 18-21.