Correlational findings

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

65+aged Chinese migrants, Calgary, Canada, 2007
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 127
Non Response
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.


Authors's Label
Social network
Our Classification
N=90 reported that they had at least one adult son or daughter whom they could contact in the city.
N1: 90, 71.4%
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