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Correlational findings

Study Hill & Dorfman (1982): study US 1977

Public:
Housewives whose husbands had retired within past two years. USA, 197?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 36
Non Response:
12%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
semi-structured interview

Correlate

Authors's Label
Reasons for retirement
Our Classification
Error Estimates
inter-rater reliablility : 0.85
Operationalization
self-report in open-ended question.  text not report.
a. the time seemed right
b. tired of job
c. poor health
d. mandatory due to age

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-n-10-c r = -.26 p < .05 poor health O-SL?-?-sq-n-10-c r = . ns the time seemed right O-SL?-?-sq-n-10-c r = . ns tired of job O-SL?-?-sq-n-10-c r = . ns mandatory due to age

Value of non-significant correlations not reported