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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
later social activity hours
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of hours spent during the last typical week "attending a sports event such as baseball or foorball games; attending church or other meetings;lectures or concerts; doing vollunteer work for church, other organizations or relatives; visiting, telephoning or writing friends or relatives; parties, eating or entertainiang.".
Assessed at T2.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca r = +.16 p < .05 Men. T2 Social activity hours by T1 life satisfaction. C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca r = ns Women. T2 Social activity hours by T1 life satisfaction.