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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
Comparative happiness (relative to grandparents)
Our Classification
Operationalization
'Do you think that you are as happy as your grandparents were at your age?'
0: less happy
1: more happy

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = +.16 p < .01 All O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.14 p < .05 O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d Beta = +.16 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
- Satisfied with job while working
- Enjoys aspects of retirement
- Retired suddenly               
- Agrees:planning is key to success
- Preference for entrepreneurship in retirement
- Higher modernity score
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d Beta = +.17 p < .05 -65 years old    
ß controlled for:
- Satisfaction with health
- Perceived financial adequacy
- No pension income
- Community elder
- Has a confidant
- Looked forward to retirement
- Aged gradually