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Correlational findings

Study Michalos (1982): study CA Huron County Ontario 1977

Public:
60+ aged, rural townships,Southern Huron County, Ontario, Canada, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 392
Non Response:
37%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionaire,followed by an interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Joint effect
Our Classification
Operationalization
A Satisfaction with:
  a: Family life
  b: Friendships
  c: Financialsecurity
  d: Self esteem
  e: Spouse
  f: Health
  g: Transportation
  h: Recreation
  i: Housing
  j: Religion
  k: Area you live in,government services
B Demographic factors:
  a: Age
  b: Sex
  c: Formal education

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a = A+B O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a = .32 p < .01 ALL
- Males:   .27
- Farmers: .36
- Aged 75+:.30
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa = .49 p < .01 ALL
- Males:   .47
- Farmers  .46
- Aged 75+:.53