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Correlational findings

Study Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study MY 2003

Public:
Working aged (20-69), Malaysia, 2003-2008
Survey name:
Asia Barometer 2003-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 710
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 = +.24 p < .05 Aa: Satisfaction with housing
- all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.29 ns - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.56 p < .01 Ab: Satisfaction with standard of living
- all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.28 ns - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.20 ns Ac: Satisfaction with household income
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O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.55 p < .01 - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.02 ns Ad: Satisfaction with health
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O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.08 ns - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.04 ns Ae: Satisfaction with education
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O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.01 ns - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.06 ns Af: Satisfaction with job
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O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.07 ns - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.25 ns Ba: Satisfaction with friendships
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O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.15 ns - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.19 ns Bb: Satisfaction with marriage O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.28 ns Bc: Satisfaction with neighbors
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O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.18 ns - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.51 p < .01 Bd: Satisfaction with family life
- all
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.63 p < .01 - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.58 p < .01 Be: Satisfaction with leisure
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O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.73 p < .01 - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.23 p < .05 Ca: Satisfaction with public safety
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O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.40 p < .01 - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.18 ns Cb: Satisfaction with condition of environment
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O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.37 p < .05 - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.05 ns Cc: Satisfaction with social welfare system
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O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.13 ns - marrieds only O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.09 ns Cd: Satisfaction with democratic system
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O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.01 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.36 p < .01 Aa: Satisfaction with housing
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M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.35 p < .05 - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.53 p < .01 Ab: Satisfaction with standard of living
- all
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.28 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.10 ns Ac: Satisfaction with household income
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M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.31 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.10 ns Ad: Satisfaction with health
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M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.14 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.03 ns Ae: Satisfaction with education
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M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.12 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.05 ns Af: satisfaction with job
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M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.06 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.25 ns Ba: Satisfaction with friendships
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M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.24 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.05 ns Bb: Satisfaction with marriage M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.07 ns Bc: Satisfaction with neighbors
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M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.21 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.32 ns Bd: Satisfaction with family life
- all
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.51 p < .05 Bd: Satisfaction with family life
- marrieds only
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.22 ns Be: Satisfaction with leisure
- all
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.12 ns Be: Satisfaction with leisure
- marrieds only
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.26 ns Bf: Satisfaction with spiritual life
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M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.45 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.30 p < .01 Ca: Satisfaction with public safety
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M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = +.43 p < .01 - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.11 ns Cb: Satisfaction with condition of environment
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M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.26 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.09 ns Cc: Satisfaction with social welfare system
- all
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.04 ns - marrieds only M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.08 ns Democratic system

- all
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OLRC = -.07 ns - marrieds only

OLRC'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
  - Socioeconomic status:
    - gender
    - marital status
    - age
    - income
    - educational attainment