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Correlational findings

Study Palmore (1975): study ZZ East-West pairs 1959

Public:
21+ aged, general public, Japan and USA, 1959-1962
Survey name:
Cantril World Survey
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2521
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interviews.

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
0  21-64
1  65+

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-9-b DM = 0 Japan   0: Mt = 5.2
        1: Mt = 5.2
C-BW-c-sq-l-9-b DM = - USA     0:  Mt = 6.6
        1:  Mt = 6.5

Eldery Japanese perceived to become more happy when growing old, while US eldery perceive a slight decline. Scores for past, present and future happiness among 65+ aged are respectively 4.9, 5.2, 5.9 in Japan and 6.9, 6.5, 6.6 in the USA