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Correlational findings

Study Bradburn (1969): study US 1963

Public:
21-60 aged, urban areas, USA, 1963 - 64
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2787
Non Response:
± 20%, Attrition ± 30%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Repeated interviews at home using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Panel dropout
Our Classification
Operationalization
Reaction to request for follow-up interview 10 month after first interview. Most requests made by same interviewer.
0. cooperators   N= 2163
1. dropouts      N=  624

Dropout due to either refusal or impossibility to locale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a D% = - ns % high hedonic affect at T1.
- all             : 28
- cooperators     : 28
- dropouts        : 27
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa D% = + ns % very happy at T1
- all           31
- cooperators   31
- dropouts      33