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Correlational findings

Study Headey (2008): study DE 1990

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Germany, 1990-2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3553
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Effect of current priorities & conditions
Our Classification
Operationalization
a: current priorities at T3 for life goals
b: gender
c: age (T3)
d: extraversion (2005)
e: neuroticism (2005)
f: internal locus of control (2005)
g: having a partner (T3)
h: years of education (T3)
i: disposable household income (T3)
j: health disability (T3)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Ra² = 15,8 T3 LEVEL of happiness O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Ra² = 27,7 T1-T3 CHANGE in happiness (14 year lag);
Variable a replaced by average priorities at T 1,2,3 for life goals.