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Kye & Park (2014): study KR 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Kye, S.K.; Park, K.
Title:
Health-related determinants of Happiness in Korean Adults.
Source:
International Journal of Public Health, 2014, Vol. 59, 731-738

Investigation

Public:
30-69 aged, general population, South Korea 2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1530
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

In general, how would you describe your happiness?
4  very happy
3  mostly happy
2  a little bit happy
1  not happy at all
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-m
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
-Happy (4+3)  59,5%; Unhappy (2+1) 40.5%
Page in publication:
734

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Healthy diet What one eats
Healthy eating
Exercise Active involvement in sports
Current healthy life-style
Exercise environment Opportunity for sporting
Sports facilities in vinicity
Current smoking Use of tobacco Stress Life-stress inventories Income Household income Marrital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Education level Current education Age Current age (in years)