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Correlational findings

Study Keith (1985a): study US 1969

Public:
58-63 aged unmarried, followed 10 years, USA, 1969-1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1398
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Male sex
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Female
1 Male

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = - At T1: r= -.09  (01)
At T2: r= -.06  (05)

T2 happiness assessed
Widowed            r= -.01 (ns)   ß= -.04 (ns)
Divorced/Separated r= -.07 (ns)   ß= -.05 (ns)
Never married      r= -.12 (ns)   ß= -.06 (ns)

ß's controlled for
- earlier education
- age
- earlier occupation
- earlier happiness
- retirement attitudes
- health
- income
- employment.