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: web
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
Frequency of social contacts (face to face)
Our Classification
Self report on multiple questions. Full texts not reported.
A: Parents-in-law
B: Parents
C: Child
D: Partner
E: Friends
F: Relatives
G: Siblings-in-law
H: Siblings

Rated as:
0: Have no appropriate person
1: Missing/out of touch
2: Less than few times a year
3: A few times a year
4: Once or twice a month
5: At least once a week
6: Every couple of days
7: Everyday
8: Living together

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-11-e DM = + Strongest for friends and sibblings-in-law