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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 assesment methods
Whole-day interviews, tests and examinations

Correlate

Authors's Label
Organizational activity
Our Classification
Remarks
T1: 1968/70, T2: 1970/72, T3: 1972/74
Distribution
Range: 0-18, M = 5,2  (at T1)
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