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Correlational findings

Study Veroff et al. (1981): study US 1976

Public:
21+ aged, general public, USA, 1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2264
Non Response:
29%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Being retired
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Working
1 Retired

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = +.21 p < .01 1957 Working 36% happy, retired 27% happy. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa tb = +.09 p < .05 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = -.17 p < .01 1976 Working 32% happy, retired 40% happy.
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa tb = -.08 p < .05