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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
Employment
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single closed question.
0 Not employed
1 Employed
Assessed at T2

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = + Happiness assessed at T2:
Widowed            r= +.05 (ns)   ß= +.02 (ns)
Divorced/Separated r= +.12 (ns)   ß= +.10 (05)
Never married      r= +.10 (ns)   ß= +.09 (ns)
ß's controlled for sex, earlier education, age, earlier occupation, earlier happiness, retirement attitudes, health and income.