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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 Quality of Life"

Investigation

Public
18+ aged, general public, major cities, Japan, 2010
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Probability stratified sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
5.7%
Assessment
Questionnaire: Conputer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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 Specific life-changes
Earlier residential mobility
Employment mobility Earlier unemployment
Change in employment
Specific life-changes
Household structure mobility Specific life-changes
Change in households composition
Car ownership mobility/Car number Specific life-changes
Car
Change in consumption
Residential environment Amenities in vicinity
Remoteness
Build environment
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