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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
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