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Correlational findings

Study Caligiuri et al. (2012): study CA 2000

Public:
79 + aged men, Canada, followed 5 years, 200-2005
Survey name:
US-Manitoba Follow-Up Study 2000-2005
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2061
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
The SAQ's were mailed to all participants to obtain information on self reported food group consumption, functional abilities, physical limitations, self-rated health, self-rated diet, and life satisfaction.

Correlate

Authors's label
Change in Life Satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
How  would you describe your satisfaction with life in general at present?
4  excellent
3  good
2  fair
1  less than fair

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-t D% = -                     T1: 2000     T2: 2005
4  excellent        39,4%        24,5%
3  good             52,7%        58,9%
2  fair              6,8%        13,5%
1  less than fair    1,1%        3,1%
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-t D% = CHANGE in happiness TI by TII (2000- 2005)

Still excellent                          17.0%
Still Good or improved                   42.6%
Improvement from fair, poor or bad to at least good                                      4.3%
Decline from excellent                   22.4%
Decline from good                        10,0%
Still fair, poor or bad                   3.7%