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Correlational findings

Study Michalos (1986): study CA 1984

Public:
60+ aged, rural districts, Canada, 1984
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 457
Non Response:
47%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Chronological age
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: 60-64 years of age
2: 65-69
3: 70-74
4: 75-79
5: 80-84
6: 85-89

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.0 ns ß path-coefficient controlled for sex, income, education, and the perceived discrepancies: own life with that of others, life with that deserved, life with needs, life with progress in life, life now with best previous experience, life with wants. O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.0 ns ß path-coefficient controlled for sex, income, education, and the perceived discrepancies: own life with that of others, life with that deserved, life with needs, life with progress in life, life now with best previous experience, life with wants. O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = -.04 Total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = -.03 Total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.