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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
Public Assistance
Our Classification
Remarks
Public Assistance refers to financial and medical assistance provided by the Japanese Government to those who meet the criteria of need under Japanese welfare laws.
Operationalization
Self report on receiving public assistance (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 = -.17 p < .01 O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a Beta = -.09 p < .10 Beta controlled for:
- ethnicity
- age
- gender
- literacy
- living alone
- absence of 'sense of purpose in life'
- pension
O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a Beta = -.11 p < .05 Beta additionally controlled for:
- depression
- performance status (ADL)
- history of lifestyle related disease