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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
Occupational group
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. Farmer
2. Blue collar worker
3. Small business man
4. Salaried professional
5. Self employed professional

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-h-sq-v-4-a D% = + % very contented:             T1     T2
- farmers                     30     44
- blue collar                 34     36
- small business              57     55
- salaried professsional      65     63
- self employed professional  78     75
- all                         54     55