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Correlational findings

Study Chiriboga (1975): study US 1969

Public:
People in transition, metropolis, USA, 1969
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 216
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Lengthy interviews

Correlate

Authors's label
Expressive activities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respondents were asked to list their regular or scheduled interpersonal- expressive activities (intimacy, friendship and sociability)They were also asked what they did "yesterday".
The number of mentions was recorded.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-b r = ns Preretirement: men A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-b r = -.42 p < .05 Preretirement: women A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-b r = +.17 p < .10 Younger: high school seniors + mewly weds A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-b r = ns Older: middle aged parents + elderly planning to retire