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Correlational findings

Study Palmore & Kivett (1977): study US 1968

Public:
46+ aged whites, followed 2 years, USA, 1968-1972/74
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 378
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Whole-day interviews, tests and examinations

Correlate

Authors's label
Organizational activity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of religious services and    meetings attended this month and number of other clubs, unions or associations attended.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca r = +.18 p < .01 T1 organizational activity by T1 life satisfaction C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca Beta = +.15 p < .01 C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca r = +.07 ns T1 organizational activity by T2 life satisfaction C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca Beta = +.04 ns C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca r = +.10 ns T1 organizational activity by T3 life satisfaction C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca Beta = +.06 ns Beta's controled for:
- self rated health
- social activity
- productive hours
- satisfaction with sexlife
C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca Beta = ns T1 organizational activity by T1-T3 CHANGE in happiness, change happiness measured controling T3 happiness for T1 happiness C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca Beta = ns T1 organizational activity by T2-T3 CHANGE in happiness, change happiness measured controling T3 happiness for T2 happiness