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Studies

Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study ZZ Asia 2006

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 (20-59), 15 Asian nations, 2006-2008
Survey name:
Asia Barometer 2006-2008
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 18106
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:
Happiness
Page in publication:
29-30,100
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2%,   2: 17.2%,   3: 53.2%,   4: 27.6%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.06 5.40
SD:
0.72 1.82

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 health
Satisfaction with housing
Satisfaction with income
Satisfaction with standard of living
Satisfaction with leisure
Satisfaction with multiple domains of life
Satisfaction with social contacts in vinicity
Satisfaction with neigbours
Satisfaction with marriage
Satisfaction with welfare provision for the elderly in nation
Current geographical conditions in nation
Satisfaction with natural environment
Satisfaction with democracy in nation
Geographic location
Satisfaction with spiritual life
Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole