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Correlational findings

Study Mussen et al. (1980): study US 1930

Public:
Mothers, followed from age 30 to 70, Berkeley, USA, 1930-70
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 81
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Extensive interviews between age 30 and 70

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with lot
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rating of satisfaction with lot on 7 point scales by independent interviewers.

T1 (1930): Ratings by two interviewers:
   - Clinical psychologist on the
     basis of an interview
   - Social worker on the basis of
     observations at home and during
     tests of the child at university.
   Inter-rater agreement: r=+.60.
T2 (1970): Rating by one interviewer on    the basis of an extensive interview

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLC-g-fi-v-7-b r = +.15 ns O-SLC-g-fi-v-7-b DMt = -.07 T1:  M=4.0  SD=1.2  Mt'=5.01
T2:  M=3.6  SD=1.3  Mt'=4.34