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Correlational findings

Study Moller (1988a): study ZA 1983

Public:
Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural KwaZulu, South Africa, 1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 253
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Job satisfaction when in wage employment
Our Classification
Operationalization
Looking back at the time when you were
working in a job in town, how satisfied would you say you were in general in   your usual job?
0: unsatisfied
1: satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = +.22 p < .01 All O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.15 p < .01 O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d Beta = +.18 p < .01 All
ß controlled for:
- Satisfied with health
- Voluntary retirement
- More active person
- No pension income
- Has a confidant
- Higher standard house
- Community elder
- Enjoys aspects of retirement
- Retired suddenly
- Is happy as grandparents were
- Agrees:planning is key to success
- Preference for entrepreneurship in retirement
- Higher modernity score
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d Beta = +.22 p < .01 65+ years old
ß controlled for:
- Satisfied with health
- Grows cash crop
- Voluntary retirement  
- Need to purchase maize
- Owns cattle  
- Keeps chicken
- Feels relatively young
- Retired suddenly               
- Agrees:planning is key to success