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Correlational findings

Study Herzog et al. (1982): study US 1971

Public:
25-97 aged, general public, USA, 1971-1978
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's Label
Age
Our Classification
Remarks
DATASETS: 1: 1972, N=1955, SI study, see ANDRE 1976 2: 1972-1978, N=9151, Pooled General Social Surv. 3: 1973-1975, N=3222, Pooled Omnibus Surveys 4: 1976, N= 707, Omnibus Survey 5: 1974-1975, N=1077, S.I. study, Detroit Area 6: 1971, N=1822, QOL Survey, See CAMPB 1975 7: 1978, N=3141, QOL Survey, See CAMPB 1981
Operationalization
25-97 aged only
10 year cohorts

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.07 p < .05 DATASET 1
                                                
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.01 ns DATASET 2
                                               
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = -.05 p < .05 DATASET 1
                                               
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.12 p < .05 DATASET 4
                                                
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.05 ns DATASET 6  
When controlled for:
-religion                        ß= -.07  (05)
-length living in residence      ß= -.07  (05)
-social desirability             ß= -.09  (01)
-experienced burdens and
constraints                     ß= -.15  (01)
-income, education, health       ß= +.05  (ns)
-all above variables
except inc.,ed.,health          ß= -.20  (01)
                                               
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.00 ns DATASET 5 O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = -.05 p < .05 DATASET 3
                                                
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.09 p < .05 DATASET 5
                                                 
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.01 ns DATASET 7
When controlled for:
-religion                        ß= -.03  (ns)
-length living in residence      ß= -.01  (ns)
-life events                     ß= -.04  (ns)
-experienced burdens and        
constraints                     ß= -.10  (01)
-income, education, health       ß= +.06  (05)
-all above variables
except inc.,ed.,health          ß= -.12  (01)
                          
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = -.04 ns DATASET 4 O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.06 p < .05 DATASET 6
When controlled for:
-religion                        ß= +.04  (ns)
-length living in residence      ß= +.04  (ns)
-social desirability             ß= +.02  (ns)
-experienced burdens and
constraints                     ß= -.03  (ns)
-income,education,health         ß= +.17  (01)
-all above variables
except inc.,ed.,health          ß= -.09  (01)
                                                 
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.10 p < .01 DATASET 7
When controlled for:
-religion                        ß= +.08  (01)
-length living in residence      ß= +.10  (01)
-life events                     ß= +.07  (01)
-experienced burdens and
constraints                     ß=  .00  (ns)
-income,education,health         ß= +.17  (01)
-all above variables
except inc.,ed.,health          ß= -.03  (ns)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.09 p < .05 DATASET 4