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Correlational findings

Study Bachman et al. (1978): study US 1966 /1

Public:
Public highschool boys followed 8 years from grade 10, USA, 1966-74
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2213
Non Response:
2.8% at T1, 17.2% at T2, 21.0% at T3, 28.9% at T4, 28.5% at T5
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews, tests and questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Interpersonal aggression
Our Classification
Operationalization
A mean of six (at T1, T2, T3 and T4) or eight (at T5) items which ascertains how often respondent hit, fought, or hurt other people, including relatives, teachters, and students. Scale: 0.00 = never to 4.00 = fibe or more times.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a tau = -           Interpersonal aggression
      T1      T2      T3      T4      T5
Happiness
T1   -.18    -.09    -.09    -.06 ns -.05 ns
T2   -.10    -.10    -.08    -.02 ns -.01 ns
T3   -.07 ns -.08    -.08    -.04 ns -.04 ns
T4   -.08 ns -.02 ns -.06 ns -.03 ns -.05 ns
All tau's significant, unless indicated otherwise
T1:1966, T2:1968, T3:1969, T4:1970, T5:1974