print

Studies

Li et al. (2008): study CN 2002

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
80+ aged, China, 2002
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Mixed samples
Respondents
N =
Non Response
1285
Assessment
Multiple assesment methods
computer-assisted self interview (CASI), face-to-face interview, self-enumerated questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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?
Page in publication:
349

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sex Sex: male (vs female) Education Years schooling Residence Community size
Rural dwelling (vs urban)
Main financial source Source of current income Living arrangement Current household-composition
Living alone or not
Living in an old age home
Lived with spouse Living alone or not Chat with whom Current personal contacts
Socializing
Confide with whom Intimate discussions with friends
Socializing
Ask for help from whom Sources of current support