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Correlational findings

Study Dykstra & Liefbroer (1998): study NL 1992

Public:
55-89 aged, The Netherlands, 1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3729
Non Response:
38,3
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's label
life history
Our Classification
Operationalization
a Current age
b Parental history
c Marital history
d Age of retirement
e Occupational mobility

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a Ra² = .01 a+b O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a Ra² = .01 a+b+c+d+e

Same for males and females

Explanation of variation in current happiness is low.