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Correlational findings

Study Chow (2012): study CA Calgary, Alberta 2007

Public:
65+aged Chinese migrants, Calgary, Canada, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 127
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews were conducted at immigrants' place of residence by trained, bilingual interviewers employing a structured questionnaire .These interviews were conducted in English or a Chinese dialect (e.g., Cantonese, Mandarin, or Taishanese) spoken by the participants. The average length of the interviews was 30 min, with a range from 20 min to nearly an hour.

Correlate

Authors's label
Medication use
Our Classification
Distribution
M: 1.70, SD: 1.88
Operationalization
Medication use was operationalized as the number of medications that respondents are required to take on a daily basis.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = +.94 ns Beta controled for:
- Socio-economic status
  - age
  - gender
  - marital status
  - financial need
- migration history
  - country of origin
  - length of residence in Canada
- Health
  - physical mobility
  - perceived needs for services
- Social network
- quality of neighbouhood
- Psychological well-being