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Correlational findings

Study Moriwaki (1973): study US 1971

Public
60+ aged, retirees, Los Angeles County, USA, 1971
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's Label
Number of signifi- cant others.
Our Classification
Operationalization
Question on number of people who one considers to be close and with whom one can feel free and talk about personal things.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.45 p < .01 When controlled for role loss: rpc = +.47 (01)
When controlled for age      : rpc = +.45 (01)
When controlled for supported
self-disclosure              : rpc = +.45 (01)