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Correlational findings

Study Mookherjee (1997): study US 1986

Public:
60+ aged, general public, USA 1982-91
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3049
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with family
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question on satisfaction with family
1. not satisfied
2. somewhat satisfied
3. well satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa DM = + p < .00 1. M= 1.81 SD= .69
2. M= 1.99 SD= .63
3. M= 2.36 SD= .63
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.30 p < .00 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.11 p < .00 Beta controlled for
- socio-demographic variables:
   - Gender
   - Race
   - Marital status
   - Education
   - Financial status
   - Place of residence
   - Religious membership
   - Religious attendance
- satisfactions with:
   - Neighbours
   - Non-working activities
   - Friends
   - Health
   - Finance