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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
Remarks
Order reversed by WDH team to fit classification for having a sense of purpose (instead of absence)
Distribution
Japanese 16%; Korean migrants; 27%
Operationalization
Self report on absence of a sense of purpose in life (vs not). Full 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