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Correlational findings

Study Bachman et al. (1970): study US 1966

Public:
Public highschool boys followed 3 years from grade 10, USA, 1966-69
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1799
Non Response:
2.8% incomplete information in 1966
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Interviews, test, teacher ratings.

Correlate

Authors's label
Somatic symptoms
Our Classification
Operationalization
18-item checklist of physical complaints containing nervousness, headaches, loss of appetitie, upset stomach, trouble getting out of bed, work affected by ill health, shortness of breath, hard heart beating, dizziness, nightmares, losing weight, trembling hands, sweating hands, troubles to get going, bad health, having a cold, trouble falling asleep, absent from school because of illness (adapted from Gurin et al., 1960).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a r = -.28 p < .001 Both variables assessed at T1.