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Correlational findings

Study Palmore (1981): study US 1968

Public:
46+ aged whites, North Carolina, USA, followed from 1968 to 1976.
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 375
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Whole-day interviews, tests and examinations. Rounds in longitudinal study; examined period: 1968/70 N=502, 1970/72 N= 443, 1972/74 N= 378, 1974/76 N= 375

Correlate

Authors's label
change in life satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Assessed at:
T1  1968/70
T2  1970/72
T3  1972/74
T4  1974/76

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca DM = ns Lines in picture show change in age groups over 6 years
No change among men
Slight decline among women past age 55
A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-b DM = Big increase fromd T1 to T2 and erratic decrease to T4