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Correlational findings

Study Soumerai & Avorn (1983): study US Massachusetts 1981

Public:
60+ aged retired participants in a work program and controls,followed 6 months, USA 1981
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 54
Non Response:
14,8%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
T1: 1981 T2: the final 6 weeks of the 6-month intervention program

Correlate

Authors's Label
Part-time work after retirement
Our Classification
Remarks
T1: 1981. T2: the final 6 weeks of the 6-month intervention program
Distribution
T1: N= 1: 25, 0:29, T2: N= 1: 24, 0:22
Operationalization
Retirees were randomly selected to work in the city's park as beautificatiors, 4 hours each morning 5 days a week, at a pay rate of $6 per hour.
1 Yes: experimental group
0 No: control group

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-9-a D% = + p < .05 Happiness at T2    high    low
                   (7-9)   (1-6)
Treated             92%      8%     
Control             59%     41%
- difference       +33%    -33%