### Correlational finding on Happiness and Longevity (assessed in follow up)Subject code: H14aa03b

 Study Palmore (1969): study US NorthCarolina 1955 Title Physical, Mental and Social Factors in Predicting Longevity. Source The Gerontologist, 1969, Vol. 9, 103 - 108 URL https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5808760 Public 60-94 aged, North Carolina, USA 1955-59 Sample Non-probability sample (unspecified) Non-Response Respondents N = 265

 Correlate Author's label Longevity Page in Source 104 Our classification Longevity (assessed in follow up), code H14aa03b Operationalization ```The number of years a panelist lived after initital testing or for a living person an estimate of the number of years he will have lived after initial testing. ``` Remarks ```Initial test in 1995-99: Assessment of later survival or death over 13 years ```

 Observed Relation with Happiness HappinessMeasure Statistics Elaboration/Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca r=+.10 ns

Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
 Code Full Text C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca Selfreport on single question:Here is a picture of a ladder. Suppose we say that the top of the ladder (9) represents the best possible life for you and the bottom (0) represents the worst possible life for you. Where on the ladder do you feel personally stand at the present time?[ 9 ] best possible life for you[ 8 ][ 7 ][ 6 ][ 5 ][ 4 ][ 3 ][ 2 ][ 1 ][ 0 ] worst possible life for youName: Cantril's self anchoring ladder rating of life (adapted version)

Appendix 2: Statistics used
 Symbol Explanation r PRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT (Also "Pearson's correlation coefficient' or simply 'correlation coefficient')Type: test statistic.Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metricRange: [-1; +1]Meaning:r = 0 « no correlation ,r = 1 « perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with high happiness values, andr = -1 « perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with low happiness values.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl