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Correlational findings

Study Lai & McDonald (1995): study CA Calgary, Alberta 1991

Public:
Chinese elderly immigrants, Canada, 1991
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100
Non Response:
14.7%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Self-esteem
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-esteem was measured by the 10 item self-esteem scale of Rosenberg (1965):

1. I feel that I am a person of worth, at least on an egual plane with others.
2. I feel that I have a number of good qualities..
3. All in all, I am inclined to feel that I am a failure.
4. I am able to do things as well as most other people.
5. I feel I do not have much to be proud of.
6. I take a positive attitude toward myself.
7. On the whole, I am satisfied with myself.
8. I wish I could have more respect for myself.
9. I certainly feel useless at times.
10. At times I think I am no good at all.
Rated:
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a r = +.32 p < .01 All O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a r = -.18 ns Males O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a r = -.25 p < .05 Females