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Correlational findings

Study Sears & Barbee (1977): study US 1921

Public:
Gifted women (IQ >135), followed 50 years, California, USA, 1921-72
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 671
Non Response:
Attrition in 1972: 25%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Repeated interviews and questionaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Type of work (earlier)
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Clerical, sales
1 Professional, manegerial

Assessed in 1940

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a G = -.07 p < .05 1940 work by 1972 happiness
Happiness assessed in 1972.
The gifted women were about 62 yrs of age at that time.

Specification by education.
- College graduates         G = -.10 (01)
- Some college              G = +.12 (ns)
- High school graduate      G = -.56 (ns)

Comparison with average 30+ aged women in the USA 1971 Data CAMPB 1975.  
- All                       G = -.00 (ns)
- College graduate          G = +.60 (ns)
- Some college              G = +.16 (ns)
- High school graduate      G = -.40 (01)