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Correlational findings

Study Chiriboga (1982a): study US 1969

Public:
People in transition followed 11 years, metropolis, USA, 1969-1980
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 163
Non Response:
Attrition after 11 years 24%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Lengthy interviews

Correlate

Authors's label
Life history
Our Classification
Operationalization
A : Earlier demographic characteristics (11 years ago T5:1969)
  a Stage of life
  b Religious participation
  c Income
  d Socioeconomic status
B : Earlier psychosocial characteristics (11 years ago T5:1969)
  a: Psychiatric symptoms
  b: Happiness
  c: Self criticism
  d: Future extension
  e: Number of drs visits
  f: Activity scope
C : Earlier stress (6 years ago T3:1974)
  a: Negative events
  b: Positive events
  c: Transitional status
D : Earlier stress (4 years ago T4:1976)
  a: Negative events
  b: Positive events
E : Current stress (T5:1980)
  a: Positive events
  b: Negative events

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-cb =                 Male         Female     
            R²    Ra²    R²   Ra²
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A          .09   .03    .06  .00
A+B        .23   .09    .26  .15
A+B+C      .28   .10    .32  .19   
A+B+C+D    .31   .10    .36  .20  
A+B+C+D+E  .45   .25    .50  .35
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Happiness assessed at  T5(1980)