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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
Retirement
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. full-time employed at T2
2. part-time employed at T2
3. retired at T2

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-h-sq-v-4-a D% = - % very contented:  T1    T2
- ful time         58    57
- part-time        53    57
- retired          49    53
- all              54    55