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Correlational findings

Study Blekesaune & Hansen (2021): study NO 2007

Public:
40-85 aged, Norway, followed 10 years, 2007-2017
Survey name:
NO-NorLAG
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5207
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
Telephone interviews, post questionanaires and register data

Correlate

Authors's Label
Aging
Our Classification
Remarks
T1: 2007; T2: 2017
Distribution
M=59.4, SD=10.4
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Aging 10 years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-m DM = + T1-T2 CHANGE happiness by CHANGE in age

Happiness increased between aged 50 and 70, Higher gain in men than women.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-m b-fix = + p < .01 b-fix controlled for T1:
- age(squared, cubic)
- physical health
- years after retirement
- retired

males:   b-fix= +4.88(01)   
females: b-fix= +5.62(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-m b-fix = - p < .01 b-fix additionally controlled for interation of retirement and personality.
- males:   b-fix= -6.0(01)   
- females: b-fix= -6.1(01)