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Studies

Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study MY 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Inoguchi, T.; Fujii, S.
Title:
The Quality of Life in Asia. A Comparison of Quality of Life in Asia
Source:
Springer, 2013, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
Working aged (20-69), Malaysia, 2003-2008
Survey name:
Asia Barometer 2003-2008
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 710
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days?
4  often
3  sometimes
2  rarely
1  never
-  don't know
Classification:
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
Enjoyment
Page in publication:
30,100
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.7%,   2: 8.9%,   3: 44.9%,   4: 45.4%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.35 7.84
SD:
0.67 2.23
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
5  very happy
4  quite happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  not too happy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
27-30, 100
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.3%,   2: 5.1%,   3: 10.5%,   4: 57.5%,   5: 26.6%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.05 7.63
SD:
0.77 1.94

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with life domains Satisfaction with education
Satisfaction with family
Satisfaction with family-life
Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with housing
Satisfaction with income
Satisfaction with standard of living
Satisfaction with leisure
Satisfaction with multiple domains of life
Satisfaction with marriage
Satisfaction with health
Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole
Satisfaction with natural environment
Satisfaction with social contacts in vinicity
Satisfaction with welfare provision for the elderly in nation
Satisfaction with democracy in nation
Satisfaction with neigbours
Satisfaction with spiritual life
Number of utilities Availability of amenities in vinicity Internet Internet, social media
Information seeking
Information seeking
E-mail Time on internet
E-mail
Mobile phone Telephone
E-mail
Praying Praying Religion Religious (vs not) Living internationally Current life-style pattern (life-style type)
Modern behavior
English ability Number of languages spoken
Modern behavior
Home: ownership and type House owned or rented
Quality of current dwelling
Number of family members Number of relatives
Number of persons in household
Relative standard of living Relative income Right to vote Current right to vote Gender Sex (male vs female) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Age Current age (in years) Income Household income Educational attainment Level of school-education Region REGION: GEOGRAPHY City size Population size in nation
Population density in vinicity
Summed determinants Summed effects of current individual conditions (micro level)