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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
Emotional stability/lack of nervousness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Guilford-Martin Inventory of Factors GAMIN-N scale.

This scale reflects on characteristics of a positive self-concept.
This scale in particular contains items reflecting lack of nervousness and possession of a steady temperament.

Assessed at T5.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-PL-c-rc-v-5-a r = +.49 p < .001 T5 emotional stability by T5 happiness

Later analysis of the full study-group (N=266) also showed a significant positive correlation (BRAY 1983: 302/3).