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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
Married
Our Classification
Distribution
physicians
married: 83%,
not married: 17% (widowed: 10%)
Operationalization
1: married
0: not married (included widowed)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-?-9-a ORO = 1.35 p < .228 All physicians.              CI95 [0.83, 2.18]

ORO controlled for
- current health
- health compared to pre-retirement
- optimism
- financial security
- other activities/hobbies
- male
- age
- time since retirement
- reasons for retirement
- transition to other activities