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Correlational findings

Study Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study ZZ Asia 2003

Public:
Working aged (20-59), 29 Asian nations, 2003-2008
Survey name:
Asia Barometer 2003-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 47229
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with life domains
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single questions: Please tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with the following aspects of your life:
A Individual level materialist sphere
    Aa housing
    Ab standard of living
    Ac household income
    Ad health
    Ae education
    Af  job
B Individual level post-materialist sphere
    Ba friendships
    Bb marriage
    Bc  neighbors
    Bd  family life
    Be leisure
    Bf  spiritual life
C Public sphere
    Ca public safety
    Cb condition of environment
    Cc social welfare system
    Cd democratic system
  


5 very satisfied
4 somewhat satisfied
3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2 somewhat dissatisfied
1 very dissatisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.23 p < .01 Aa: Satisfaction with housing
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.21 p < .01     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.30 p < .01 Ab: Satisfaction with standard of living
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.26 p < .01     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.12 p < .01 Ac: Satisfaction with household income
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.13 p < .01     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.16 p < .05 Ad: Satisfaction with health
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.14 p < .01      - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.02 ns Ae: Satisfaction with education
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.02 ns     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.09 p < .05 Af: Satisfaction with job
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.09 ns     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.18 p < .01 Ba: Satisfaction with friendships
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.12 p < .01     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.35 p < .01 Bb: Satisfaction with marriage
    - marrieds onbly
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.01 ns Bc: Satisfaction with neigbors
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.04 ns     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.24 p < .01 Bd: Satisfaction with family life
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.16 p < .01     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.10 p < .01 Be: Satisfaction with leisure
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.09 p < .01     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.02 ns Ca: Satisfaction with public safety
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.01 ns     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.05 p < .05 Cb: Satisfaction with condition of the environment
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.06 ns     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.00 ns Cc: Satisfaction with social welfare system
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.03 ns     - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.05 p < .01 Cd: Satisfaction with democratic system
    - all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.03 p < .05     - marrieds only

OPRC's controlled for:
- INDIVIDUAL characteristics:
  - Satisfaction with other life domains
    - Access to public services
      - water supply
      - electricity
      - piped gas
    - Lifestyle characteristics
      - religion
      - living internationally
      - English ability
      - homeownership
      - number of family members
      - relative standard of living
      - no right to vote
    - Socio-economic status
      - gender
      - marital status
      - age
      - income
      - educational attainment
- NATION level
      - GDP
      - unemployment rate
      - literacy rate
      - political rights (Freedom House)