print

Correlational findings

Study Dingemans & Henkens (2015): study NL 2001

Public
50+ aged, Netherlands, followed before and after retirement, 2001-2011
Survey name
NL-NIDI work and retirement panel
Sample
Respondents
N = 4419
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
T1: 2001, T2: 2006/7, T3: 2011

Correlate

Authors's Label
Health problems
Our Classification
Distribution
T1: 30%, T2 28%, T3 30%
Operationalization
Selfreport on whether the respondent had to deal with long-term health problems or not.:
1: yes
0: no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-u-mq-v-5-b b-fix = -.10 p < .01 T1-T3 CHANGE happiness by T1-T3 CHANGE in having health problems(vs not)

b-fix controlled for T1-T3 CHANGE in:
- age
- living with partner
- personal monthly income
- perceived self-efficacy
- combined effects on retirement decision and bridge employment

Happiness assessed at
T1: 2001
T2: 2006/7
T3: 2011
Most repondents retired in this period