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Correlational findings

Study Stull (1988): study US 1975

Public:
58-63 aged married, followed 2 years, USA, 1975-1979
Survey name:
US-CPS multiple waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 300
Non Response:
50.9%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
T1: pre-retirment in 1975 or 1977 T2: post-retirement in 1977 or 1999

Correlate

Authors's Label
Husbands occupation
Our Classification
Remarks
T1: pre-retirment in 1975 or 1977 T2: post-retirement in 1977 or 1999
Distribution
Professional and technical. College teachers: 4%
Teachers, managers, and administrators: 10.3%
Sales and critical: 8.7%
Craftsmen and equipment operators: 21%
Laborers and farmers: 7%
Private househols workers: 11.3%
Armed forces: 0%
Missing information: 37.7%
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question, text not report.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +/- ns T1 happiness by T1 husband occupation (pre-etirement)
- Husbands Beta = +.10(ns)
- Wives    Beta = -.04(ns)

Beta controled for T1:
- household income
- own health
- joint leisure activities
- contacts with relatives
- spouse health
- spouse employment
- spouse happiness