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Table 2 Correlation matrix of variables

From: Prospective associations between adolescent mental health problems and positive mental wellbeing in early old age

Variable 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1. Mental wellbeing (WEMWBS) at age 60-64 1.00 0.550* −0.056 −0.018 −0.093* 0.066* −0.039 0.087* −0.534*
2. Life-satisfaction (SWLS) at age 60–64 0.550* 1.00 −0.033 −0.020 −0.070* −0.051 0.026 0.031 −0.482*
3. Adolescent self-organization problems −0.056 −0.033 1.00 0.584* 0.342* −0.356* 0.228* −0.415* 0.047
4. Adolescent emotional problems −0.018 −0.020 0.584* 1.00 −0.104* −0.205* 0.135* −0.280* 0.038
5. Adolescent conduct problems −0.093* −0.070* 0.342* −0.104* 1.00 −0.189* 0.078* −0.158* 0.068*
6. Childhood cognitive ability at age 8 0.066* −0.051 −0.356* −0.205* −0.189* 1.00 −0.358* 0.580* −0.040
7. Father’s occupational social class −0.039 0.026 0.228* 0.135* 0.078* −0.358* 1.00 −0.443* 0.039
8. Educational attainment by age 26 0.087* 0.031 −0.415* −0.280* −0.158* 0.580* −0.443* 1.00 −0.085*
9. Symptoms of anxiety/depression (GHQ−28) at age 60−64 −0.534* −0.482* 0.047 0.038 0.068* −0.040 0.039 −0.085* 1.00
  1. * Correlations are significant at p < 0.01 (two−tailed)