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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
Social-service activities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respondents were asked to list their regular or scheduled social-service activities (helping others, community service)  They were also asked what they did "yesterday".
The number of mentions was recorded.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-u-mq-*-0-a r = -.57 p < .01 Preretirement: men O-Sum-u-mq-*-0-a r = ns Preretirement: women A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-b r = ns High School: men A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-b r = +.62 p < .01 High School: women