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Abe & Moritsuka (1986): study JP 1981

Publication

Author(s):
Abe, T.; Moritsuka, T.
Title:
A Case-Control Study of Climacteric Symptoms and Complaints of Japanese Women by Symptomatic Type for Psychological Variables.
Source:
Maturitas, 1986, Vol. 8, 255 - 265

Investigation

Public:
Women in menopause patient and controls, Miyagi, North-east Japan, 1981-82.
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 432
Non Response:
20 % (cases 21%,controls 19%)
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

".....satisfaction with present life....."
(Full lead item not reported)
1
2
3
(Response options not reported)
Classification:
O-SL?-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with present life
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.20 6.00

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Climacteric symptomsand complaints Other obstretic conditions (o94-99) Respect from people surrounding subject Feeling respectable (vs rejected) Involvement in family and/or community Current total social participation
Perceived usefullness of one's life
Type of job held by husband Social status of spouse Job status Current employment status Number of intimate friends Number of close friends Feelings of healthiness Feeling healthy Self-esteem Evaluation of self-as-a-whole Anxiety about future life Amount of worrying Educational level Level of school-education Perceived respect from people Attitudes to own popularity