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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
Worries/getting around
Our Classification
Operationalization
Agreement with 4 statements:
a.I worry about losing contact with people who are replaced by machines
b. I worry about stray dogs harming me when I go out in town or in local parks
c. I would like to see specific courses at post secondary institutions for older people
d. In winter I try to avoid going out because there is too much ice on walkways in my area

Rated:
1: strongly disagree
.
.
5: strongly agree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QLS-c-sq-v-7-b Beta = -.09 Beta controlled for:
- Physical age identity
- Difficulties with housing costs
- Personal worries
- Retail store access
- Living area
- Social age identity
- Government planning