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Correlational findings

Study Moon & Mikami (2007): study JP 2004

Public:
65+aged, ethnic Korean naturalized as Japanese and Japanese, Japan, 2005
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 425
Non Response:
21.7%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire delivered to respondents by the chairpersons of the neighborhood association or the investigator

Correlate

Authors's label
Gender
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: male
0: female

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a DM = +/- Ethnic Korean
Male    M:50.0 SD:29.6
Female  M:44.9 SD:27.9
-difference +5.1

Japanese
Male    M:67.3 SD:24.1
Female  M:68.4 SD:22.5
-difference -1.1
O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a r = -.07 p < .05 O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a Beta = +.06 ns Beta controlled for:
-ethnicity
-age
O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a Beta = .00 ns Beta additionally controlled for:
- literacy
- living alone
- absence of 'sense of purpose in life'
- pension
- public assistance
O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a Beta = 01 ns Beta additionally controlled for:
- depression
- performance status (ADL)
- history of lifestyle related disease