Correlational findings

Study Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study KZ 2003

Working aged (20-69), Kazakhstan, 2003-2008
Survey name:
Asia Barometer 2003-2008
N = 630
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's label
Home: ownership and type
Our Classification
Selfreport on single question: " Which category does your current residence fall into?"
a - owner-occupied detached or semidetached house (duplex)
b - owner-occupied terraced house or unit in an apartment or condominium complex
c - rented detached or semi-detached house (duplex)
d - rented terraced house or unit in an apartment or condominium complex
e  others (f.e. a room in a relative's home)

1- home owner
0 -rented house or other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = +.02 ns All O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb OLRC = -.04 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