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Correlational findings

Study Graney (1973): study US 1967

Public:
62-89 aged females, followed 4 years USA, 1967-71
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 44
Non Response:
27%; 24% unattainable, 3% incomplete.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Sructured interview at home.

Correlate

Authors's label
Physical ability
Our Classification
Operationalization
3-item index of direct questions on ease of reading, bending, and use of tub or shower without help (measured at T2).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tb = +.22 p < .02 At T1 all Ss were in good health, able to care for themselves and lived alone.
Happiness assessed at T2.