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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
Later psychiatric symptoms count
Our Classification
Operationalization
42-item California Symptoms Checklist,
derived from Cornwell Medical Index,
administered 11 years later at T5(1980)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-cb r = T1 happiness by T5 symptoms (11 year interval)
Males:   r= +.06 (ns)        
Females: r= -.08 (ns)