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Correlational findings

Study Bachman et al. (1978): study US 1966

Public:
Public highschool boys followed 8 years from grade 10, USA, 1966-74
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1628
Non Response:
2.8% at T1, 17.2% at T2, 21.0% at T3, 28.9% at T4, 28.5% at T5
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Interviews, tests and questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Test anxiety
Our Classification
Operationalization
A mean of 14 true/false items, adopted from the Mandler-Sarason Test Anxiety Questionnaire, measuring how anxious respondent gets about tests and exams. Scale: 1.00 = low; 2.00 = high test anxiety. Assessed at T1 and T2

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a tau = - s                   Test anxiety  
Happiness         T1             T2
T1          tau = -.17 (001)     -.11 (01)
T2          tau = -.13 (001)     -.18 (001)
T3          tau = -.12 (001)     -.17 (001)
T4          tau = -.15 (001)     -.19 (001)
T1:1966, T2:1968, T3:1969, T4:1970