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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
Social network
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on the availability of close relatives or friends whom respondents could contact for assistance in Calgary.
1: with contacts
0: other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = .43 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
  - medication use
  - perceived needs for services
- quality of neighbouhood
- Psychological well-being