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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
Basic ADL
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach's alpha is 0.93
Operationalization
Basic ADL (Activities of Daily Living):
a: Walking
b: Ascending and descending stairs
c: Eating
d: Dressing
e: Bathing
f: Grooming
g: Toileting

Each subject rated their independence with regard to aforementioned activities on a scale between 3 and 0:
3: Completely independent
2: Needs some help
1: Needs much help
0: Completely dependent

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a r = +.25 p < .001 O-QOL-u-sq-n-101-a Beta = +.01 ns Beta is controlled for:
- age
- ethnicity
- gender
- literacy
- living alone
- absence of 'sense of purpose in life'
- public assistance
- pension
- public assistance
- depression
- history of lifestyle related disease