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Zhang (2012a): study JP 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Zhang, J.
Title:
Households' Multidimensional Mobilities Over Life Course and QOL: A case Study in Japan
Source:
Paper presented at ISQOLS conference 2012, Track 43 "Multidimensional and Longitudinal Analyses of Well-Being and Qualityof Life"

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, major cities, Japan, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 943
Non Response:
5.7%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Currently, how happy are you feeling?
10 very happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  very unhappy
Classification:
M-FH-c-sq-n-11-d
Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4  satisfied
5  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-r

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Residential mobility Earlier residential mobility
Specific life-changes
Employment mobility Change in employment
Specific life-changes
Earlier (un)employment
Household structure mobility Change in househols composition
Specific life-changes
Car ownership mobility/Car number Car
Specific life-changes
Change in consumption
Residential environment Remoteness
Amenities in vinicity
House property House owned or rented Household annual income Household income Household size Number of persons in household Single/Couple Married state (compared to non-married states) Number of children Number of children
Age of children
Number of elders Living with parents Worker Current employment status