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Correlational findings

Study Tamakoshi et al. (2000): study JP 1989

Public:
40-54 aged male workers, Japan, followed 4,5 years 1989-1995
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 18450
Non Response:
4,5% non-response at T1
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire at T1, registration of cause of death at T2.

Correlate

Authors's label
Suicide
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Died between T1 and T2 due to suicide
0: Other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-u-sq-v-4-a = T1 happiness by T1-T2 suicide
OR is relative risk of suicide, adjusted for age
M-TH-u-sq-v-4-a OR = 4.34 ns T1 most/all times unhappy  CI 95[0.73-26.01] M-TH-u-sq-v-4-a OR = 1.61 ns T1 sometimes unhappy       CI 95 [0.36-7.20] M-TH-u-sq-v-4-a OR = 1.00 ns T1 never unhappy           (reference category)