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Correlational findings

Study Beck (1982): study US 1976

Public:
55-69 aged men, USA, 1976.
Survey name:
US-National Longitudinal Survey of Older Men 1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3348
Non Response:
30.5%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Retired
Our Classification
Distribution
0: 62.8%, 1: 37.2%
Operationalization
1: retired
0: still working

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-j LRCD = -.76 p < .01 no controls O-HL-c-sq-v-4-j LRCD = -.06 ns LRCD controlled for:
- current health problems
- health change

LRCD unaffected by additional control for
- family income
- working years
- education years
- race
- marital status