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Correlational findings

Study Gee (2000a): study CA British Columbia 1996

Public
65+ aged, Chinese Canadians, Canada, 1996
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
28.5%
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
Respondents were interviewed in their own homes by trained Chinese interviewers, both seniors and non-seniors, in the language of their choice.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Living Arrangements
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
1: lives with children (intergenerational household)
0: does not live with children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-e Beta = -.08 ns Married Women O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-e Beta = +.07 ns Married Men O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-e Beta = +.02 ns Widowed Women

Beta's controlled for:
-age
-health
-personal income
-country of birth
-years in Canada
-English-speaking ability
-have confidante
-number of close friends
-frequency of seeing non-coresident children
-see children as often as want