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Lee (2005): study HK 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Lee, J.J.
Title:
An Exploratory Study on the Quality of Life of Older Chinese People Living Alone in Hong Kong.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2005, Vol. 71, 335 - 361

Investigation

Public:
60+ aged living alone, Hong Kong, 2001
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 109
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

I am happy much of the time
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  agree
4  strongly agree
Classification:
M-TH-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
self-reported quality of life
Page in publication:
346
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.6%,   2: 32.1%,   3: 56%,   4: 7.3%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.66
SD:
0.68

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Life satisfaction Adjustment to old-age inventories