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Correlational findings

Study Moum (1988): study NO Nord-Trøndelag 1984

Public
20+ aged, general public, Noth Trondelag county, followed 2 years, Norway, 1984-1986
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
20%
Assessment
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's Label
Actual past happiness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Happiness assessed at three points in time. The intervals varierd from several days to several months.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-n-8-a r = +.69 T2 happiness by T1 happiness
females: young +.73
         old   +.45
males  : young +.76
         old   +.66
O-SLu-c-sq-n-8-a r = +.57 T3 happiness by T1 happiness
females: young +.43
         old   +.47
males    young +.59
         old   +.55
O-SLu-c-sq-n-8-a r = +.54 T3 happiness by T2 happiness
females: young +.51
         old   +.43
males    young +.65
         old   +.55