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Correlational findings

Study Thurnher (1974): study US 1969

Public:
55+ aged, people in transition, United States, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 114
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Depth interviews and tests during 9 hours

Correlate

Authors's label
Hedonism
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 'Value Sort' questionnaire on which Ss ordered their life goals on seven value dimensions, among which 'hedonism-enjoyment'

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = -.38 p < .05 pre-retired males   (N=30) A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = ns empty nest males    (N=27) A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = ns pre-retired females (N=30) A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = ns empty nest females  (N=27)