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Correlational findings

Study Gerstorf et al. (2015): study DE Berlin 1993

Public:
Elderly, Berlin Germany cohorts 1990-93 and 2013-14
Survey name:
DE-Berlin Aging Study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 161
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
The cohort of 1990-1993 assessment was done by face-to- face sessions. The cohort of 2013-2014 assessment was done by a take-home questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's Label
Cohort
Our Classification
Remarks
Matched on Age, Gender and Education together with Propensity matching.
Related specification variables
Operationalization
a COHORT 1: BASE cohort, born in 1901  through 1922 matched with
b COHORT 2: BASE II cohort born in 1925 through 1948.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-cy-mq-v-5-a DM = + Cohort 1
- Positive Affect M = 3.51
- Negative Affect M = 2.78
           Affect Balance   +0.73

Cohort 2
- Positive Affect M = 3.89
- Negative Affect M = 2.50
           Affect Balance   +1.39

Cohort Difference           +0.66