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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
Absence of "sense of purpose in life"
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on having sense of purpose in life (vs not). Text is not reported.
1: Yes
0: No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a r = -.26 p < .001 O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a Beta = +.16 p < .05 Beta is controlled for:
- age
- ethnicity
- gender
- literacy
- pension
- public assistance
O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a Beta = +.10 p < .05 Beta additionally controlled for:
- depression
- performance status (ADL)
- history of lifestyle related disease