Pearson’s Correlation

The dependent variable for this Pearson’s correlation is family enjoyment from the Family Fun Time activities. This was coded on a ten-point scale. 0 being “Not at all’ and 10 being “a great amount”. The independent variable is the parents’ educational attainment. This was coded on a seven-point scale. Respondents chose either, “Some high school”, “High school diploma or GED”, “Certification from a trade or vocational school”, “Some college”, “Associate’s degree”, “Bachelor’s degree”, or “Graduate degree or more”. The Pearson’s correlation for family enjoyment and parents’ educational attainment is r=-0.003692908. This is a weak, negative correlation. This Pearson’s correlation is not significant.