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Correlational findings

Study Cheung et al. (2005): study HK 2001

Public:
Elderly, Hong Kong, 2001
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Use of care facilities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on current use and usage frequency of various care facilities:
a: None
b: Social center
c: Multiservice center
d: Day care center
e: Home help
f: Hostel
g: Nursing home

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a DM = +/- Non users             M=64.2 SD=21.6
Users of
-Social center        M=65.2 SD=21.7
-Multiservice center  M=66.4 SD=21.7
-Day care center      M=62.1 SD=25.0
-Home help            M=58.7 SD=23.6
-Hostel               M=72.6 SD=20.2
-Nursing home         M=67.7 SD=22.8
O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a AoV = 14.7 ns O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = -0.1 ns USAGE of (vs non-usage)
-Social center
O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = +0.3 ns -Multiservice center O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = -1.4 ns -Day care center O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = -0.6 ns -Home help O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = +3.4 ns -Hostel O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = -0.8 ns -Nursing home

B's controlled for:
-age
-sex
-education
-acquiescence
-reception of public welfare
-religious faith
-living arrangement
-marital status
-quality of life in the past years
O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = +0.3 p < .01 CUMULATIVE USE of (per year
-Social center
O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = +0.5 p < .01 -Multiservice center O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = +0.6 ns -Day care center O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = +0.1 ns -Home help O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = +40 p < .01 -home care O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = -0.3 ns -hostel O-QOL-c-sq-ol-101-a b = -0.9 ns -nursing home

B is controlled for:
-age
-sex
-education
-acquiescence
-reception of public welfare
-religious faith
-living arrangement
-marital status
-quality of life in the past years