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Studies

Sing (2009a): study HK 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Sing, M.
Title:
The Quallity of Life in Hong Kong.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2009, Vol. 92, 295 - 335

Investigation

Public:
20-69 aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2006
Survey name:
AsiaBarometer 2006
Sample:
Probability systematic sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
5  very happy
4  pretty happy
3  neither happy, not unhappy
2  not too happy
1  very unhappy
-   Don't know
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
51% quite and very happy
Page in publication:
318
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days?
4  often
3  sometimes
2  rarely
1  never
-  don't know
Classification:
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
Enjoyment
Remarks:
65% often and sometimes
Page in publication:
318
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How much do you feel you are accomplishing what you want out of life?
4  a great deal
3  some
2  very little
1  none
-  don't know
Classification:
C-W-u-sq-v-4-c
Author's label:
Accomplishment
Remarks:
56% some and great deal (4+3)
Page in publication:
318
Full text:
Selfreport on 3 questions:

A  All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
    5  very happy
    4  pretty happy
    3  neither happy, not unhappy
    2  not too happy
    1  very unhappy

B  How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days?
    4  often
    3  sometimes
    2  rarely
    1  never

C  How much do you feel you are accomplishing what you want out of life?
    4  a great deal
    3  some
    2  very little
    1  none

Computation not reported: 0  to 6
Classification:
M-ACO---mq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Overall life quality
Page in publication:
318
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 20%,   2: 21%,   3: 24%,   4: 19%,   5: 10%,   6: 5%,   7: 2%   (total 101%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.01 3.35
SD:
1.53 2.55

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Male sexe Sex (male vs female) Age group Current age (in years) Educational attainment Level of school-education Household annual income Household income Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Religion Church-member or not