Findings on happiness in Kye & Park (2014): study KR 2009

Publication
Author(s)Kye, S.K.; Park, K.
TitleHealth-related determinants of Happiness in Korean Adults.
SourceInternational Journal of Public Health, 2014, Vol. 59, 731-738
DOIDOI: 10.1007/s00038-014-0588-0
Investigation
Public30-69 aged, general population, South Korea 2009
Collect period10
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =1530
 30-69 aged with no history of cancer
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question Ingeneral, how would you describe your happiness? 4 very happy 3 mostly happy 2 a little bit happy 1 not happy at all
ClassificationO-HL-g-sq-v-4-m
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication734
Remarks-Happy (4+3) 59,5%; Unhappy (2+1) 40.5%
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Current smokingS13ab08Use of tobacco
Education levelE01abCurrent education
ExerciseS12ab01aActive involvement in sports
ExerciseH12abCurrent healthy life-style, also classified as above ↑
Exercise environmentL12ab02akLocal sports facilities
Exercise environmentS12ab04Opportunity for sporting, also classified as above ↑
Healthy dietH12ab01Healthy eating
Healthy dietN15ab04What one eats, also classified as above ↑
IncomeI01ab03Household income
Marrital statusM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
StressL04ag01Life-stress inventories