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Correlational findings

Study Goudy et al. (1975): study US 1964

Public
50+, employed, male, USA 1964
Sample
Respondents
N = 1868
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Work-retirement attitudinal types
Our Classification
Remarks
Authors note that relatively more respondents were aged 65 and over for category B (+W,-R), while relatively more respondents were aged 50-54 for category C (-W,+R).
Distribution
N = a: 403, b: 508, c: 428, d:529
Operationalization
Self report using several questions for positive or negative attitudes toward work and retirement
a: +W, +R
b: +W, -R
c: -W, +R
d: -W, -R

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-h-sq-v-4-a D% = %happy (very well vs. fairly well/not very well/not well at all):
a:73% b: 68% c: 41% d: 35%
M-CO-h-sq-v-4-a BMCT = p < .05 d,c