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Correlational findings

Study Parker et al. (1992): study SE 1986

Public:
75+ aged, rural community, Sweden, followed 4 years, 1986-1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 421
Non Response:
4%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
By district nurse from another area

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
Age in years
1: 75-84
2: 85+

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-5-e D% = + % very happy
75-84 aged   45%
85+ aged     47%
-difference  +2%
O-HL-g-sq-v-5-e D% = + % fairly happy
75-84 aged    37%
85+ aged      42%
-difference   +5%
O-HL-g-sq-v-5-e D% = - % so-so or unhappy
75-84 aged    16%
85+ aged      10%
-difference   -6%