Correlational findings

Study Kim et al. (2015): study US Los Angeles County, California 2010

Elderly Asian migrants, Los Angeles County, California, United States of America, 2010 - 2011
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 382
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's Label
Political participation
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach’s alpha was .71 for the Chinese version and .77 for the Korean version.
Related specification variables
Self report on questions:
a: I participate in political meetings during political elections
b: I actively participate in discussions about politics, the economy, and social issues
c: I write for newspapers or publications and subscribe to petitions
d: I am a member of a political party
e: I am participating in political work
f: I take part in presidential elections
g: I take part in elections for members of the National Assembly
h: I take part in local elections
i: I participate in civic groups

1: never
2: seldom
3: about half the time
4: usually
5: always

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-%-101-a r = -.06 ns Chinese O-SLW-u-sq-%-101-a r = +.06 ns Koreans O-SLW-u-sq-%-101-a Beta = -.03 ns Chinese O-SLW-u-sq-%-101-a Beta = -.03 ns Koreans

Betas controlled for
- age
- gender
- marital status
- income
- education
O-SLW-u-sq-%-101-a =