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Correlational findings

Study Suchman et al. (1958): study US 1952

Public:
65+ aged, followed 2 years, USA, 1952-54
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2993
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire and medical examination

Correlate

Authors's label
Physical health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Physician's rating: very poor / poor /
fair / good / excellent

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-bc G = +.14 ns The relationship disappears when controlled for self-rated general health and self-rated health problems.