A Structural Equation Model for Happiness Among Elementary Students

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Jung-Hyun Choi


This research examines the relationship of happiness, self-esteem, school adjustmentand peer trust as a descriptive correlation study.The data collected from PSKC (Panel Study on Korean Children) panel survey of 2017 were analyzed using statistical program of SPSS 18.0. Several Descriptive statistics, Pearson Product Moment Correlations and Multiple Regression were used. The participants in this study were 757 males (51.0%) and 727 females (49.0%). The mean age was 9.39 years old. The structural model developed on the basis of causal correlations between peer trust, school adjustment, self-esteem and happiness was verified. It also examined that the elementary students school adjustment partially mediates the association between peer trust and happiness. This confirmed again that school adjustment is an important factor in the happiness of elementary school students. Based on these conclusions, it is suggested that educational activities or home environments that provide school-age children with an opportunity to explore themselves are necessary

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Jung-Hyun Choi. (2021). A Structural Equation Model for Happiness Among Elementary Students. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 1007 - 1014. Retrieved from http://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/206