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Correlational findings

Study Adams (1997): study US 1980

Public:
Black Americans, USA, followed from 1980 to 1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 623
Non Response:
T1: 32%; T2: 19%; T3: 17%; T4:17%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
T1: face to face interviews; T2,T3,T4: telephone interviews

Correlate

Authors's Label
Stability over time
Our Classification
Distribution
General Life Satisfaction:               Happiness
T1: M=3.08; N=620;                      T1: M=2.19; N=615
T2: M=3.20; N=613;                      T2: M=2.07; N=616
T3: M=3.24; N=621;                      T3: M=2.09; N=619
T4: M=3.21; N=621;                      T4: M=2.07; N=617
Operationalization
Happiness assessed at
T1: 1980
T2: 1987/1988
T3: 1989
T4: 1992

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-b r = +.36 p < .001 T1-T2 O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-b r = +33 p < .001 T1-T3 O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-b r = +.33 p < .001 T1-T4 O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-b r = +45 p < .001 T2-T3 O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-b r = +.40 p < .001 T2-T4 O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-b r = +.39 p < .001 T3-T4 O-HL-c-sq-v-*-a r = +.34 p < .001 T1-T2 O-HL-c-sq-v-*-a r = +.24 p < .001 T1-T3 O-HL-c-sq-v-*-a r = +.29 p < .001 T1-T4 O-HL-c-sq-v-*-a r = +.43 p < .001 T2-T3 O-HL-c-sq-v-*-a r = +.41 p < .001 T2-T4 O-HL-c-sq-v-*-a r = +.42 p < .001 T3-T4