Findings on happiness in Kawamoto & Doi (2002): study JP 1998

Publication
Author(s)Kawamoto, R.; Doi, T.
TitleSelf-Reported Functional Ability PredictsThree-Year Mobility and Mortality in Community-Dwelling Older Persons.
SourceGeriatics and Gerontology International, 2002, Vol. 2, 68 - 74
Investigation
Public65+ aged, Nomura, Japan, followed 3 years, 1998-2001
 1998-2001
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability stratified sample
 Ss living in institutions excluded, Ss in day care included
Respondents N =2274
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Mailed questionnaire
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single question: Lead item not reported Answer rated on 100 mm open line scale 0 quite unhappy : 100 very happy
ClassificationO-HL-?-sq-ol-101-a
Author's labelselfrated emotion
Page in publication68/74
Remarkshappiness as assessed at T1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 100On range 0 - 10
Mean72.007.20
Standard deviation19.401.94


Full textSelf report on single question: Lead item not reported Answer rated on 100 mm open line scale 0 feels quite gloomy : 100 feels quite cheerful
ClassificationA-AOL-?-sq-ol-101-a
Author's labelself rated happiness
Page in publication71
RemarksHappiness as assessed at T1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 100On range 0 - 10
Mean68.706.87
Standard deviation20.902.09


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
IndependenceH14aa03Later physical health
Vital statusH14aa03bLongevity (assessed in follow up)