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Studies

Latif (2011): study CA 1994

Publication

Author(s):
Latif, E.
Title:
The Impact of Retirement on Psychological well-being in Canada.
Source:
The Journal of Socio-Economics, 2011, Vol. 40, 373 - 380

Investigation

Public
45+ aged adults, Canada, followed 13 years. 1994-2007
Survey name
CA National Population Health Survey: pooled waves
Sample
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents
N = 22040
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
every 2 years

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

… happy in life .. (full text not reported)
5  happy in life
4  somewhat happy
3  somewhat unhappy
2  very unhappy
1  so unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-?-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Psychological well-being
Remarks:
M between 4.71-4.81
Page in publication:
375

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Retired Retirement: stopped working
Current status: retired or not
Age Current age (in years)
Ageing
Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Marital status Married vs never married
Never married (vs widowed)
Never married (vs divorced)
Education level Level of school-education Health status Global health self-rating Income Personal income Live in urban area Rural dwelling (vs urban) Own a home House owned or rented Province Region in Canada Survey year Actual changes in happiness
Ageing