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Correlational findings

Study Dykstra & Wagner (2007): study DE 1990

Public:
70-100+ aged, West-Berlin, Germany 1990-1993
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 516
Non Response:
32%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews in 14 sessions that covered mental and physical health, psychological functioning and social and economic situation.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Life History
Our Classification
Related specification variables
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 MALES
a+b
O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a Ra² = +.01 a+b+c O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a Ra² = .00 a+b+c+d+e O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a Ra² = +.01 FEMALES
a+b
O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a Ra² = +.01 a+b+c O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a Ra² = +.02 a+b+c+d+e

Explanation of variation in happiness is low.