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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
Positive anticipation of retirement
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question: 'Looking back in time, did you:  
0: dislike retirement
1: look forward to retirement'

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = +.21 p < .01 All
           
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.24 p < .01 O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d Beta = +.19 p < .05 -65 years old
ß  controlled for:
-  Satisfaction with health
-  Perceived financial adequacy
-  No pension income
-  Community elder
-  Has a confidant
-  Is  happy as grandparents were
-  Aged gradually