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Correlational findings

Study Chiriboga (1982a): study US 1969

Public:
People in transition followed 11 years, metropolis, USA, 1969-1980
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 163
Non Response:
Attrition after 11 years 24%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Lengthy interviews

Correlate

Authors's label
Earlier number of doctor visits
Our Classification
Operationalization
The number of visits to doctors reported for the year prior to the interview 11 years ago at T1 (1969)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-cb r = T1 doctor visits by T5 happiness (11 year interval)
Males:   r= -.12 (ns)        
Females: r= -.12 (ns)