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Correlational findings

Study Medley (1976): study US 1971

Public:
65+ aged, USA, 1971
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 301
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Health satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question: "How satisfied are you with your own health?" 1: completely dissatisfied ...7:completely satisfied.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-c-mq-*-0-c r = +                                  MALES    FEMALES
ZERO ORDER                       r= +.36  r= +.38
O-Sum-c-mq-*-0-c Beta = + PATH ANALYSIS
-Direct path                     ß= +.24  ß= +.18
-Indirect via  satisfaction with
standard of living              ß= +.01  ß= +.14
-Indirect via satisfaction with
family life                     ß= +.07  ß= -.01
-Indirect via satisfaction with
standard of living and family
life                            ß= +.01  ß= +.07