Correlational findings

Study Francis & Bolger (1994): study GB 1993

55-85 aged, retired civil servants, United Kingdom, 199?
Survey name
Unnamed study
N =
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Bradburns Balanced Affect Scale together with the 24 item abbreviated Revised Eysenck Personality Questionnaire


Authors's Label
Our Classification
Selfreport on 12 questions:
a.  Are you a talkative person?
b. Are you rather lively?
c.  Do you enjoy meeting new people?
d. Can you usely let yourself go and enjoy     yourself at a lively party?
e. Do you  usely take the initiative in making new friends?
f.  Can you easily get some life into a rather dull party?
g. Do you tend to keep in the background on social occasions?
h. Do you like mixing with people?
i. Do you like plenty of bustle and excitement around you?
j. Are you mostly quiet when you are with other people?
k. Do other people think of you as very being lively?
L. Can you get a party going?

0 no
1 yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.29 p < .05