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
Past self fullfillment
Our Classification
tems that load high on a factor derived from responses to several geriatric adjustment scales
Selfreport on 5 questions:
a: I have gotten prety much of what I expected from life
b: As I look back on my life, I am fairly satisfied
c: I would not changemy p[ast life, even if I could
d:I have gotten more of the breaks in life than most of the people I know
e: When I think back over my life, I didn't get most of the important things I wanted

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.33 p < .0001 O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa r = +.35 p < .0001 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-c r = +.37 p < .0001