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Correlational findings

Study Skrabanek (1969): study US 1968

Public:
Retired faculty members, University, USA, 1968
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 547
Non Response:
7%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Years of retirement
Our Classification
Operationalization
1-7 years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-H?-?-sq-v-5-b D% = U-shaped curve: Those who retired in 1961, 1966 and 1967 were happier than those who retired during the years in-between. Especially those who had been retired for 4 years were relatively unhappy.