Correlational finding on Happiness and Socio-demographic factors only
Subject code: S15ab01

StudyLi et al. (2007): study CN Yunnan 2000
TitleHealth and Life Satisfaction of Ethic Minority Older Adults in Mainland China: Effects of Financial Strain.
SourceInternational Journal of Aging and Human Development, 2007, Vol. 64, 361 - 379
Public60+aged, China, 2000
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Non-Response2.2%
Respondents N =995

Correlate
Author's labelTotal Variants
Page in Source 369
Our classificationSocio-demographic factors only, code S15ab01
Operationalization
Socio economic:
a: gender
b: age
c: marital status
d: education 
e: financial strain

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-eRČ=.03
Minority elders
a+b+c+d
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-eRČ=.12
a+b+c+d+e
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-eRČ=.01
Majority elders
a+b+c+d
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-eRČ=.08
a+b+c+d+e


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-eSelfreport on single question:

'How satisfied are you with your life now?'
5 very satisfied
2 satisfied
3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2 dissatisfied
1 very dissatisfied


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
COEFFICIENT of DETERMINATION
Type: test statistic
Measurement level: Correlates: all metric, Happiness: metric
Range: [0; 1]

Meaning:
RČ = 0 « no influence of any correlate in this study has been established.
RČ = 1 « the correlates determine the happiness completely.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl