HW 3 Interpreting correlations

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Unformatted text preview: HDF 315L ID#mb33295_____ Name: Morgan Bailey_________________________________ DATE DUE: Friday, September 16, 2011 HDF 315L Homework Assignment #3: Interpreting correlations Description of the data French Canadian children (393 girls, 400 boys; mean age = 115 months, range 8 to 10 years) participated in the study. The children attended third ( n = 315), fourth ( n = 248), and fifth ( n = 230) grades in 10 elementary schools from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds. Table 1 presents the correlations among the measures considered in the present study. Table 1 Correlations among the social behavior, peer experiences, and self-perception measures Measure 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1. Withdrawal--- 2. Aggression-.10--- 3. Social preference-.39-.44--- 4. Victimization by peers .42 .53-.68--- 5. Number of affiliative links-.35 .05 .35-.21--- 6. Loneliness .29 .12-.34 .34-.18--- 7. Perceived social acceptances-.30-.04 .28-.26 .18-.73--- 8. Perceived behavior--conduct .06-.32 .17-.17-.06-.35 .39--- Withdrawal and aggression were measured by showing a picture of all classmates and asking each student to choose two classmates who best fit each descriptor. For withdrawal , a score was obtained for each child by summing the number of times he or she was selected for these descriptors: “rather play alone than with others”...
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