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Correlational findings

Study Peretti & Wilson (1975): study US 1973

Public:
60-70 aged living in a retirement home, USA, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 140
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
First questionaire and later also a face-to-face interview, both in the lounge of the residence

Correlate

Authors's label
Voluntary retirement
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Involuntary retirement
1 Voluntary retirement

Both groups matched for years of retirement, occupational level and length of stay in the institution.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-ACO-c-mq-v-2-a C = +.32 p < .001