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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
Timeliness of transition
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ss classified according to whether the transition they faced at T1, had taken place at T2 or T3 (2 or 5 years
later).
1: late: no transition at T3
2: on-time:transition between T2 and T3
3: early : transition before T2
The transitions are: marriage, parenthood,empty nest and retirement.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-cb r = T1-T2/3 change (1969-74) by T5 happiness (1980)
Male:   r= -.06 (ns)      
Female: r= -.21 (01)