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Studies

Kawamoto & Doi (2002): study JP 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Kawamoto, R.; Doi, T.
Title:
Self-Reported Functional Ability Predicts Three-Year Mobility and Mortality in Community-Dwelling Older Persons.
Source:
Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 2002, Vol. 2, 68 - 74

Investigation

Public:
65+ aged, Nomura, Japan, followed 3 years, 1998-2001
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 2274
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Lead item not reported
Answer rated on 100 mm open line scale
0     quite unhappy
:
100 very happy
Classification:
O-HL-?-sq-ol-101-a
Author's label:
selfrated emotion
Remarks:
happiness as assessed at T1
Page in publication:
68/74
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 100 On range 0-10
Mean:
72.00 7.20
SD:
19.40 1.94
Full text:
Self report on single question:

Lead item not reported
Answer rated on 100 mm open line scale
0     feels quite gloomy
:
100 feels quite cheerful
Classification:
A-AOL-?-sq-ol-101-a
Author's label:
self rated happiness
Remarks:
Happiness as assessed at T1
Page in publication:
71
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 100 On range 0-10
Mean:
68.70 6.87
SD:
20.90 2.09

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Vital status Longevity (assessed in follow up) Independence Later physical health