Correlational findings

Study Moller (1988a): study ZA 1983

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


Authors's label
Achieved/confident of becoming wealthy
Our Classification
Here are some things that are important to many workers. Which of these things:
4. have you accomplished in your life
3. are you confident that you will
2. are you not confident that you will
1. you do not want
e Becoming a man of sufficient money
(one item from a longer list)
(4+3 vs 2+1)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a Beta = -.14 p < .05 Durection of correlation unclear in original
report. Sign in table is negative, but text indicates postive relationship. Present version
approved by author.

-65 years old
ß controlled for:
- Satisfied with health
- Higher monthly income
- Religious traditionalist
- Grows cash crop   
- Feels land is secure
- Retired for many years
- Worked  for many years in jobs
- No desire to return to work