- 60+ aged living alone, Hong Kong, 2001
- N = 109
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Life satisfaction
- Our Classification
- Self report on 13 questions. Typical items are:
A. I am just as happy as when I was younger.
B. These are the best years of my life.
D. This is the dreariest time of my life.
E. Most of the things I do are boring or monotonous.
F. Compared to other people, I get down in the dumps too often.
G. The things I do are as interesting to me as they ever were.
H. I have made plans for things I'll be doing a month or a year from now.
J. As I grow older, things seem better than I thought they would be.
M. As I look back on my life, I am fairly well satisfied.
O. I've gotten pretty much what I expected out of life.
P. When I think back over my life, I didn't get most of the important thngs I wanted.
Q. In spite of what people say, the lot of the average man is getting worse not better.
R. I have gotten more of the breaks in life than most of the people I know.
Observed Relation with Happiness
- mental health
- No. of days in hospital