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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 = 2158
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
See children as often as want
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on question whether one sees children often enough. Text is not reported.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-e Beta = -.02 ns Married Men O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-e Beta = -.05 ns Married Women O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-e Beta = -.08 ns Widowed Women

Beta's controlled for:
-living arrangement
-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