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Correlational findings

Study Moum (1988): study NO Nord-Trøndelag 1984

Public:
20+ aged, general public, Noth Trondelag county, followed 2 years, Norway, 1984-1986
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 622
Non Response:
20%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Personality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Joint effects of:
1 Optimism
2 Pesssimism
3 Resignation
4 Yea-saying
All variables were obtained by an index of closed questions at T3.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-n-8-a Ra² = .08 T1 happiness by T3 1+2+3
females: young .01
         old   .14
males    young .08
         old   .08
O-SLu-c-sq-n-8-a Ra² = .09 T3 happiness by T3 1+2+3
females: young .16
         old   .05
males    young .09
         old   .10
O-SLu-c-sq-n-8-a Ra² = .09 T1 happiness by T3 1+2+3+4
females: young .02
         old   .20
males    young .07
         old   .12
O-SLu-c-sq-n-8-a Ra² = .10 T3 happiness by T3 1+2+3+4
females: young .24
         old   .02
males    young .10
         old   .09