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Correlational findings

Study Adams (1988): study US 1981

Public:
62+ aged, white non-married females, middle class suburb of Chicago, USA. followed 1981-84
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 70
Non Response:
Dropout : 27% due to incapacity, 13% refusal
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
Depth interview (T1), mailed questionnaire and telephone interview (T2)

Correlate

Authors's label
Earlier affect
Our Classification
Operationalization
Bradburn Affect Balance Scale (see BRADB 1969) (AFF 2.3)

Assessed at:
- T1: 1981
- T2: 1984

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.38 p < .05 T1 happiness by T2 happiness.