print

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
Instrumental activities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respondents were asked to list their regular or scheduled instrumental activities (economic or occupation
productivity or achievement, social status, household chores)
They were also asked what they did "yesterday".
The number of mentions was recorded.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-d r = hs seniors   males: r= ns    females: r=+.43 (05)
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=+.33 (ns)
newly weds   males: r= ns    females: r= ns    
middle aged  males: r= ns    females: r= ns preretired   males: r= ns    females: r= ns
A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-d r = +.27 p < .01 Youngest (hs seniors + newly-weds)
O-Sum-u-mq-*-0-a r = ns A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-d r = ns Oldest   (middle aged + preretired)
O-Sum-u-mq-*-0-a r = ns