Correlational findings

Study Shmotkin & Hadari (1996): study IL 1991

60+ aged, Israel, 1991
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 830
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face
The respondents were interviewed individually or in small groups. They were approached in some dozens of public sites as well as private homes over the country.


Authors's label
Present happiness
Our Classification
Selfreport on 5 questions:
a: These are the best years of my life
b: I am just as happy as I was younger
c: my life could be happier than it is now
d: I am as happy now as when I was younger
e: In site of what people say, the lot of average man is getting worse, not better

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.54 p < .0001 O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa r = +.46 p < .0001 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-c r = +.51 p < .0001