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Correlational findings

Study Ryff (1989): study US 1984

Public:
Adults, USA, 198?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 321
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
a young adults
b middle-aged
c elderly

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a F = 18.9 p < .001    Women               Men
a  M = 6.82 SD = 1.81  M = 7.04 SD = 1.62
b  M = 7.69 SD = 1.85  M = 8.04 SD = 1.87
c  M = 8.21 SD = 1.89  M = 8.72 SD = 1.47
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.24 p < .01 Beta controlled for;
- gender
- educational level
- marital status
- self-rated health
- self-perceived financial situation
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.12 p < .01