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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
Morale
Our Classification
Operationalization
Mood tone
a.I am just as happy as when I was
  younger(+)
b.These are the best years of my
  life(+)
c.This is the deariest time of my
  life(-)
d.Most of the things I do are boring or
  monotonous(-)
e.Compared to other people I get
  depressed often(-)
Zest for life
a.The things I do are as interesing to
  me as they ever were(+)
b.I have made plans for things I'll be
  doing a month or a year from now(+)
Congruence
a.As I look back over my life I am
  fairly well satisfied that I've
  got much of what I expected out of
  life(+)
b.When I think back over my life I
  didn't accomplish most of the
  important things I wanted(-)
c.I've had more chances in life than
  most people I know(+)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = +.53 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.59