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Correlational findings

Study Bray & Howard (1980): study US 1956

Public:
40+ aged, male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 422
Non Response:
panel loss a t T5: 37%
Assessment:
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Correlate

Authors's label
Earlier emotional stability
Our Classification
Operationalization
Guilford-Martin Inventory of Factors GAMIN-N scale,
This inventory reflects on characteristics of a positive self-concept.
This sub-scale in particular contains items reflecting lack of nervousness and possession of a steady temperament.

Assessed at T1 (20 years before T5).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-PL-c-rc-v-5-a r = +.31 p < .01 T1 emotional stability by T5 happiness.

Later analysis of full study-group show also a significantly positive correlation. (BRAY 1983: 302).