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Correlational findings

Study Taylor et al. (2006): study US 2005

Public:
Adults, general public, USA, 2005
Survey name:
PEW survey 2005
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3014
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Age in Years
Our Classification
Operationalization
18-29
30-49
50-64
65 and older

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ca D% = + p < .05 % Very Happy
-18-29         28%
-30-49         36%
-50-64         33%
-65 and older  38%

Age difference in happiness is bigger for men than for women.