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Correlational findings

Study Storandt et al. (1975): study US 1970

Public:
60+ aged, followed 15 months after move, USA, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 122
Non Response:
50%; 47% unattainable, 3% incomplete
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at home and ratings by 2 psychologists

Correlate

Authors's label
Well-being
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ratings by two psychologists on a 5-point scale.
The raters were instructed to rate on a dimension of well-being that ranged from spent, played out, almost senile in manner, to alive, zestful, vital, even enthousiastic.
Assessed at T2 (11 to 19 month after move).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLP-c-sq-l-11-a AoV = + ns Happiness assessed at T1 (within 5 months of moving into new residence: 73 were tested up to 5 months prior to moving, 49 were tested within 5 months following the move; no significant differences between these groups were found)