- Chinese elderly immigrants, Canada, 1991
- Survey name:
- Unnamed study
- N = 100
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Sense of personal control
- Our Classification
- Sense of personal control was measured by Pearlin and Schooler (1978) scale:
1. I have little control about things that happen to me.
2. Some of my problems I can't seem to solve at all.
3. There is not much that I can do to change important things in my life.
4. I often feel helpless dealing with the problems of life.
5. Sometimes I feel like a play ball of life.
6. I can do almost everything, if I want to.
7. What will happen in the future considerably depends on myself.
Scores ranged from one to three for the positive statements and three to one for the negative statements.