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Correlational findings

Study Austrom et al. (2003): study US 2000

Public:
Retired physicians and spouces, USA, 2000
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 678
Non Response:
57%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's Label
Other activities and hobbies
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
not reported

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-?-9-a ORO = 1.12 p < .019 All physicians.              CI95 [1.02, 1.23]

ORO controlled for
- current health
- health compared to pre-retirement
- optimism
- financial security
- married
- male
- age
- time since retirement
- reasons for retirement
- transition to other activities
O-DT-c-sq-?-9-a ORO = 1.08 p < .139 Married physicians only      CI95 [0.98, 1.20]

ORO additionally controlled for
- more time spent with spouse
- more time helping with chores
- improved relationship with spouse
- improved sexual relationship