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Correlational findings

Study Moller (1985): study ZA 1984

Public:
Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural Kwazulu, South Africa, 1984
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 253
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
open- and closed-ended questions. The fieldwork was carried out by three Zulu male research assistants. The fieldworkers spent up to several weeks in any of the research areas to make a detailed study of living conditions of the rural communities.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Age at retirement from wage labour
Our Classification
Remarks
Direction of correlation unclear in original report. Sign in table is negative, but tekst indicates positive relationship. Present version approved by author.
Distribution
median=53 years
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
"Can you tell me how old you were when you finished working in your last job away from home?"
age range from under 34 to75+, categorized into five category:
  5:high
  4:
  3:
  2:
  1:

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g r = +.16 All retirees O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.14 All retirees