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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
T1 sex enjoyment
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: " How much pleasure or enjoyment do you have during sex relations at the present time?"
0= none
1= mild
2= moderate
3= very much
Assessed at T1.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca r = + p < .05 T1 sexual enjoyment by T2 happiness
Males  :  r = +.14 (05)
Females:  r = +.15 (05)
A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-b r = +. p < .05 Males   : r = +.15 (05)
Females : r = +.35 (05)