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Correlational findings

Study Mastekaasa & Moum (1984): study NO 1982

Public:
18-79 aged, general public, Norway, 1982
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 972
Non Response:
22%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
Years of age.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-d Beta = O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = O-HL-c-sq-v-4-d Beta = - p < .01 ß controlled for education, income, sex, household size, occupational prestige, occupationally active, marital status, degree ofurbanization.

Unaffected by both traditionalism and economic level of the county.

Non-linear relationship: U shaped curve: middle aged least happy.
O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a Beta = - p < .01 ß controlled for education, income, sex, household size, occupational prestige, occupationally active, marital status, degree of urbanization.

Unaffected by both traditionalism and economic level of the county.

Relationship non-linear: U shaped curve, middle aged being least happy.