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Correlational findings

Study Pitkälä et al. (2004): study FI 1989

Public:
75-85 aged, Helsinki, Finland followed 1989-1999, ( T1 1989, T2 1994, T3 1999)
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 491
Non Response:
18%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Also postal questionnaire and clininal examination.

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: 75 year-olds
2: 80-year olds
3: 85-year olds

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-md-sq-v-2-b DM = ns % satisfied (yes)
-75 aged: 91.5%
-80 aged: 89.4%
-85 aged: 91.9%