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Studies

Li et al. (2008): study CN 2002 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Li, D.; Chen, T.; Wu, Z.
Title:
An Exploration of the Subjective Well-Being of the Chinese Oldest-Old.
Source:
Healthy Longevity in China, Demographic Methods and Population Analysis, 2008, Vol. 20, 347 - 356

Investigation

Public:
65+ aged, China, 2002
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 16020
Non Response:
2511
Assessment:
Multiple methods
computer-assisted self interview, face-to-face interview, self-enumarated

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How would you rate your quality of life?
1  very poor
2  poor
3  neither poor nor good
4  good
5  very good
Classification:
O-QOL-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
How do you feel about your life?
Remarks:
Mean calculated by WDH team
Page in publication:
351
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 6.1%,   3: 32.5%,   4: 46.3%,   5: 14.1%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.66
SD:
0.83

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Oldest-old/Young-old Age difference among elderly