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Studies

Yi & Vaupel (2002): study CN 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Yi, Z.; Vaupel, J.W.
Title:
Functional Capacity and Self-Evaluation of Health and Life of Oldest Old in China.
Source:
Journal of Socil Issues, 2002, Vol. 58, 733 - 748

Investigation

Public:
80-105 aged, China, 1998
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 8805
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How do you rate your life at present?
3  good
2  moderate
1  poor
-   no answer
Classification:
O-QOL-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Life Satisfaction
Page in publication:
742
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.83%,   2: 21.15%,   3: 69.15%   (total 93.13%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.71
SD:
0.52

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Age difference among elderly