Findings on happiness in Calys-Tagoe et al. (2014): study GH 2007

Publication
Author(s)Calys-Tagoe, B.N.L.; Dako-Gyeke, P.; Hewlett, S.A.
TitlePredictors of Subjective Well-Being Among Older Ghanaians.
SourceGhana Medical Journal, 2014, Vol. 48, 178 - 184
URLhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4335429/
Investigation
Public50+ aged, Ghana, 2007-2008
Collect period2007-2008
Survey nameSAGE
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =4724
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question .. life .. (text not reported) 5 very satisfied 4 3 2 1 very dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SL?-?-sq-v-5-e
Author's labellife satisfaction
Page in publication181
Remarksrecoded into 1 = satisfied (4 or 5) and 2 = not satisfied (1 or 2 or 3). Distribution not reported.
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Age groupA04ab03Age-differences among elders
Educational levelE01ab02Level of school-education
Ethnic backgroundE04ab03gEthnic status in Ghana
IncomeI01abCurrent income level (unspecified)
Marital statusM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
SexG01aaSex (male vs female)