Table 2

Group memberships increase quality of life (W5)

Retirees (N=296)Matched controls (N=302)
R2 changebSESemipartial rR2 changebSESemipartial r
Step 1 W1 variables0.10***0.12***
 Age−0.010.01−0.050.000.01−0.01
 Sex0.120.130.05−0.100.12−0.05
 Quality of life0.510.100.29***0.640.100.34***
 Relationship status0.050.080.04−0.040.08−0.03
 Socioeconomic status0.000.020.010.010.020.03
Step 20.000.02**
 W1 Group memberships−0.030.04−0.040.110.040.14**
Step 30.01*0.01
 W2 Group memberships0.120.060.12*−0.090.05−0.09
  • Entries are for variables at the stage at which they are entered into the model.

  • *p<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001.