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Correlational findings

Study Michalos et al. (2001): study CA British Columbia 1999

Public:
55-95 aged, Northern Interior Health Region, British Columbia, Canada, 1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 875
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Living area
Our Classification
Operationalization
Agreement with 2 statements:
a. If I could afford to leave the area I am now living in, I would move
b. The area I am now living in is a good place to retire

Rated:
1: strongly disagree
.
.

5: strongly agree = 5

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-g Beta = -.12 Beta controlled for:
- Physical age identity
- Difficulties with housing costs
- Personal worries
- Ideal age preference
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-f Beta = -.15 Beta controlled for:
- Physical age identity
- Difficulties with housing costs
- % income spent on housing costs
- Personal worries
- Retail store access
- Ideal age preference
O-QLS-c-sq-v-7-b Beta = -.18 Beta controlled for:
- Physical age identity
- Difficulties with housing costs
- Personal worries
- Retail store access
- Social age identity
- Government planning
- Worries getting around