Correlational findings

Study Moller (1985): study ZA 1984

Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural Kwazulu, South Africa, 1984
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 253
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
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.


Authors's Label
Pension income
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Selfreport of having income from pension
0: no
1: yes

order change by WDH team

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g r = +.10 All retirees O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.07 All retirees O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g Beta = +.21 p < .01 Retirees age 64 and younger only(N=125)

Beta controlled for:
-satisfied with health
-perceived financial adequacy
-community elder
-has a confidant
-looked forward to retirement
-is happy as grandparents were
-aged gradually