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Studies

Li et al. (2007): study CN Yunnan 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Li, Y.; Aranda, M.; Chi, I.
Title:
Health and Life Satisfaction of Ethic Minority Older Adults in Mainland China: Effects of Financial Strain.
Source:
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 2007, Vol. 64, 361 - 379

Investigation

Public:
60+aged, China, 2000
Survey name:
CN-ChinaAgedPopSurvey
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 995
Non Response:
2.2%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

'How satisfied are you with your life now?'
5  very satisfied
2  satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e
Author's label:
Life Satisfaction
Page in publication:
365, 367
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 8.56%,   2: 13.59%,   3: 40.04%,   4: 30.47%,   5: 7.42%   (total 100.09%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.15
SD:
0.95

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Financial Strain Sufficiency of current income Total Variants Socio-demographic factors only Majority (vs minority) Ethnic status in China