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Correlational findings

Study Kahana & Kahana (1975): study US 1970

Public:
55+ aged white females living in nursing home, USA, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 91
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Impulse control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Score based on test data, self-reports, staff ratings and interviewer's ratings for motor control, delay of gratification and reflectiveness.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = +.22 ns Self-report: delay of gratification. r²=.06  (05) O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = +.23 ns Self-report: motor control. r²=.06  (05) O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = -.11 ns Self-report: reflectiveness.
                        
O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = -.07 ns Interviewer-rating: motor control. O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = +.10 ns Interviewer-rating: reflectiveness.
                   
O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = -.27 ns Staff-rating: delay of gratification. O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = +.12 ns Staff-rating: motor control. O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = +.13 ns Staff-rating: reflectiveness.
                
O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = -.00 ns Test: motor control (draw a line). O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = +.10 ns Test: motor control (draw a circle). O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = +.02 ns Test: delay of gratification (Michel 1956). O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = +.01 ns Test: motor control (Singer 1961).
ß's control all other indicators of control

O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a = .16 ns Total variance explained.