Correlational findings

Study Well-Being Study Unit (2012a): study JP 2012

15-69 aged, general population, Japan, 2012
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 10469
Non Response
Questionnaire: Conputer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI)
Online addition to Quality of Life Survey, which involved face-to-face interviews and self completion questionnaires. This online addition asseses well-being indicators not included in the main survey. The publication focusses on differences due to method of assesment. The Main quality of Life Survey is reported in: ~Well-Being Study Unit (2012b)


Authors's Label
Factors considered important to determine happiness
Our Classification
list of factors proposed for selection. Full question not reported.

a: Hosehold budget
b: Employment status
c: Health status
d: Free time/leisure
e: Purpose of life
f: Family relationship
g: Relationship with friends
h: Relationships at work
i: Relationships in community
j: Others

Verbal answers coded as:
1: mentioned (by respondents)
0: not mentioned

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-11-e DM = a1:  M = 5,95
a0:  M = 6,36

b1:  M = 5,7
b0:  M = 6,3

c1:  M = 6,3
c0:  M = 5,6

d1:  M = 6,3
d0:  M = 5,8

e1:  M = 6,15
e0:  M = 6,03

f1:  M = 6,5
f0:  M = 5,4

g1:  M = 6,4
g0:  M = 5,8

h1:  M = 6,4
h0:  M = 6,1

i1:  M = 6,37
i0:  M = 6,05

j1: M = 5,9
j0: M = 6,1