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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 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.