Correlational findings

Study Francis & Bolger (1994): study GB 1990

55-85 aged retired civil servants, UK, 1990
N = 50
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)


Authors's Label
Our Classification
Error Estimates
alpha = .49
Source: Abbreviated Revised Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (1985)
Psychoticism on Eysenck personality scale, self-report on the following questions:

-Do you take much notice of what people think?
-Would being in debt worry you?
-Would you take drugs which may have strange or dangerous effects?
-Do you prefer to go your own way rather than act by the rules?
-Do good manners and cleanliness matter much to you?
-Do you think marriage is old-fashioned and should be done away with?
-Do you enjoy co-operating with others?
-Does it worry you if you know there are mistakes in your work?
-Do you think people spend too much time safeguarding their future with savings and insurance?
-Do you try not to be rude to people?
-Would you like other people to be afraid of you?
-Is it better to follow society’s rules than go your own way?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.03 ns