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Correlational findings

Study Lehr & Dreher (1969): study XZ Germany West 1965 /1

Public:
Retired and employed steelworkers, Germany 1965
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 290
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Adjustment to retirement
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on questions concerning
A: Attitude to future retirement
   (50-55 aged)
B: Satisfaction with current retirement
   (70-75 aged)

Rated on a 9-point numerical scale (1=low to 9=high)

Coded:
1: negative
2: positive

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLS-g-rc-n-9-a DMe = + ns Attitude to future retirement (50-55 aged)
1: negative attitude    Me = 5,43
2: positive attitude    Me = 6,72
- difference                +1,29
O-SLS-g-rc-n-9-a DMe = + p < .01 Satisfaction with current retirement (70-75 aged)
1: dissatisfied        Me = 5,00
2: satisfied           Me = 6,85
- difference               +1,85

Statistical significance according to U Test of Mann-Whitney