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Correlational findings

Study Lowenthal et al. (1975): study US 1969

Public:
People in transition, metropolis,USA, 1969
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 216
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Lengthy interviews

Correlate

Authors's label
Familial roles
Our Classification
Operationalization
The number of the following roles the respondent had at the time of the interview:
- spouse
- parent
- grandparent
- sibling
- child
- grandchild

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-d r = hs seniors   males: r= ns     females: r= ns
newly weds   males: r= ns     females: r= ns
middle aged  males: r= ns     females: r= ns
preretired   males: r= ns     females: r= ns
O-Sum-u-mq-*-0-a r = hs seniors   males: r= ns     females: r= ns
newly weds   males: r=+.37 ns females: r=+.54 01
middle aged  males: r= ns     females: r= ns
preretired   males: r= ns     females: r= ns
A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-d r = +.24 p < .05 Youngest (hs seniors + newly weds)       
O-Sum-u-mq-*-0-a r = +.42 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = ns O-Sum-u-mq-*-0-a r = ns Oldest   (middle aged + preretired) A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-d r = ns A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-d r = -.16 ns Women only (no curvilinearity has been found in the correlation egocentricity and well-being) A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-d r = -.06 ns men only