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Correlational findings

Study Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study KR 2003

Public:
Working aged (20-69), South Korea, 2003-2008
Survey name:
Asia Barometer 2003-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1342
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
City size
Our Classification
Operationalization
3  large city (reference)
2 small and med
1 Eup/Myeon

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.05 ns large city - small and medium

- ALL
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.04 ns - Marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.39 ns large city - Eup/Myeon

- All
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.04 ns - Marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.14 ns Seoul metrolopolitan - small and medium

- all
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.18 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.15 ns Seoul metropolitan - Eup/Myeon

- All
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.35 ns - Marrieds only

OLRC's controlled for:
- INDIVIDUAL characteristics:
  - Satisfaction with life domains
  - Access to public services:
    - number of utilities
    - internet
    - email
    - mobile phone
  - Lifestyle characteristics:
    - frequency of praying
    - religion
    - living internationally
    - English ability
    - homeownership
    - number of family members
    - relative standard of living
    - no right to vote
  - Socioeconomic status:
    - gender
    - marital status
    - age
    - income
    - educational attainment
- GEOGRAPHIC characteristics:
  - region
  - county