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Correlational findings

Study Spreitzer & Snyder (1974): study US 1972

Public:
18+ aged, married or widowed, USA,1972-73
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1547
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Retirement
Our Classification
Operationalization
0. Working full-time
1. Retired

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-3-a D% = - Computed for males of age 65 - 70 only.
55% of those still working full-time, and 45% of the retired males report a high degree of life satisfaction.