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Studies

Gee (2000a): study CA British Columbia 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Gee, E.M.
Title:
Living Arrangements and Quality of Life among Chinese Canadian Elders.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2000, Vol. 51, 309 - 329

Investigation

Public:
65+ aged, Chinese Canadians, Canada, 1996
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 2158
Non Response:
28.5%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Respondents were interviewed in their own homes by trained Chinese interviewers, both seniors and non-seniors, in the language of their choice.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

.. life .. (text not reported)
5  very satisfied
4
3
2
1 very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-e

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Living arrangement Living with children
Living alone or not
Living Arrangements Living with children Age Current age (in years) Health Self-perceived health Personal income Personal income Country of birth Earlier nationality (nation of origin) Years in Canada Nationality career English-speaking ability Change in language Have confidante Current friendship network Number of close friends Number of close friends Frequency of seeing non-coresident children Current relation with one's children See children as often as want Relation with children living on their own Living arrangement- widowed women Living alone or not
Living with children