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Correlational findings

Study Dobson (1985): study US 1964

Public:
50+ aged males, fulltime employed at T1, followed ten years, Iowa, USA, 1964-74
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1870
Non Response:
T1 refusals: 8% T1-T2 drop-out: 29%, of which 20% deceased
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
60-64
65-69
70+

Age at T1

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-h-sq-v-4-a D% = + % very contented:   T1    T2
- 60-64             51    52
- 65-69             52    53
- 70+               57    60
- All               54    55