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Correlational findings

Study Palmore & Luikart (1972): study US 1968

Public
46+ aged, whites, North Carolina, USA, 1968-70
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
One whole-day interviews, tests and examinations.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Productivity.
Our Classification
Distribution
Actual range 0-87, M= 41,3  SD=18,5
Operationalization
Number of hours spent during the last typical week working or doing housework, doing volunteer work for church, relatives, yard care, repairing, and other such activities.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca r = +.12 p < .05 C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca Beta = +.00 p < .05 Beta controled for:
- selfrated health
- organizational activity
- internal control
- performance status
productive hours     B4=+.49
All variables p<.05