Findings on happiness in Ingersoll -Dayton et al. (2004): study TH 1999

Publication
Author(s)Ingersoll -Dayton, B.; Kespichayawattana, J.; Saengtienchai, C.
TitleMeasuring psychological Well-Being: Insights from Thai Elders.
SourceThe Gerontologist, 2004, Vol. 44, 596 - 604
Investigation
Public60+aged, Thailand, 1999
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =460
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksData were collected from older people in Thailand in four stages with qualitative and quantitative methods: individual and focus group interviews, a prelimanary survey and a second survey.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Overall how satisfied are you with your life now? Answer options not reported
ClassificationO-SLu-c-sq-?-0-a
Author's labelLife Satisfaction
Page in publication600
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Interpersonal well-beingF03acAttitudes to family-life
Interpersonal well-beingF03ab02Contacts with relatives, also classified as above ↑
Interpersonal well-beingS10abCurrent social support received, also classified as above ↑
Interpersonal well-beingR13ab03aFamily roles, also classified as above ↑
Interpersonal well-beingF03ac02Satisfaction with family-life , also classified as above ↑
Interpersonal well-beingL17ac04Satisfaction with local social contacts, also classified as above ↑
Interpersonal well-beingT04ab02Trust in people, also classified as above ↑
Intrapersonal well-beingP05bkHumorous
Intrapersonal well-beingP05cfOutgoing, also classified as above ↑
Intrapersonal well-beingP05ciPositive reacting, also classified as above ↑
Intrapersonal well-beingP05cy01Tendency to like people, also classified as above ↑