# 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
Satisfaction with own school work
Our Classification
Operationalization
Simple direct question at T1 and T2:
"How satisfied are you with the way you're actually doing in school?"
1 = not at all; 2 = not very;
3 = somewhat; 4 =  quite; 5 = very
satisfied

## Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a = + s           Satisfaction with own school work
Happiness      T1              T2
T1       tau = +.20 (001)      +.11 (01)
T2       tau = +.17 (001)      +.16 (001)
T3       tau = +.10 (01)       +.12 (01)
T4       tau = +.10 (01)       +.11 (01)
T1:1966, T2:1968, T3:1969, T4:1970