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Correlational findings

Study Graney (1975): study US 1967

Public:
62-89 aged females, followed 4 years, USA, 1967-71
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 44
Non Response:
27%; 24% unattainable, 3% incomplete.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at home.

Correlate

Authors's label
Changes in social activities over 4 years
Our Classification
Operationalization
Differences between responses at T1 and T2 on identical direct questions.


a. More contacts with friends and      
   relatives.

b. More contacts with neighbors.



c. More memberships in voluntary
   associations.

d. More often meetings of voluntary
   associations attended.

e. More often religious services atten-
   ded.

f. Telephone used more often.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tb = -.06 ns a: Age 66-75: tb = -.17 (ns)
   Age 82-92: tb = +.19 (ns)
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tb = +.24 p < .05 b: Age 66-75: tb = +.42 (05)
   Age 82-92: tb = +.54 (01)
   Lower among age 76-81
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tb = +.34 p < .01 c: Age 66-75: tb = +.30 (05)
   Age 82-92: tb = +.56 (01)
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tb = +.28 p < .01 d: Age 66-75: tb = +.10 (ns)
   Age 82-92: tb = +.58 (01)
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tb = -.15 ns e: Age 66-75: tb = -.04 (ns)
   Age 82-92: tb = -.17 (ns)
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tb = +.02 ns f: Unaffected by age.