Findings on happiness in Lohmann (1977): study US Tennessee 1975

Author(s)Lohmann, N.
TitleCorrelations of Life Satisfaction, Morale and Adjustment Measures.
SourceJournal of Gerontology, 1977, Vol. 32, 73 - 75
Public60+ aged, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, 197?
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probabilty quota sample, consisting of 3 clusters of institutionalized older people (4.6%), older people with limited ambulation (12.7%) and community aged (82.6%)
Respondents N =259
Non Response43%
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Highly structured
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general, how satisfied are you with your life.....? 5 very satisfied 4 satisfied 3 average 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 very dissatisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Adjustmentshow  Adjustment to old-age inventories
Life satisfaction_Ashow  Adjustment to old-age inventories
Life satisfaction_Bshow  Adjustment to old-age inventories
Life satisfaction_Cshow  Adjustment to old-age inventories
Life satisfaction_Dshow  Adjustment to old-age inventories
Morale_Ashow  Adjustment to old-age inventories
Morale_Bshow  Adjustment to old-age inventories
Morale_Cshow  Adjustment to old-age inventories
Morale_Dshow  Adjustment to old-age inventories