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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
Need for social approval
Our Classification
Operationalization
31-item index of true/false statements
(Social Desirability Scale; see Crowne & Marlowe, 1964). Assessed at T1

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a tau = + p < .001 T1 happiness:        tau = +.31  (001)
T2 happiness:        tau = +.27  (001)
T3 happiness:        tau = +.16  (001)
T4 happiness:        tau = +.19  (001)
T1:1966, T2:1968, T3:1969, T4:1970