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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
Goal achievement
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
Some people have certain goals or aspirations for various aspects of their lives. They claim for a particular sort of home, income, and so on. Compared to your own general aims , would you say that your life measures up to it.....?"
1  not at all
2
3
4  matches
5
6
7 better than you want

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.46 Controlled for best previous experience and life of average folks ß: +.36
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa r = +.48 Controlled for best previous experience and life compared with average folks ß: +.34