Findings on happiness in Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study LA 2003

Publication
Author(s)Inoguchi, T.; Fujii, S.
TitleThe Quality of Life in Asia. A Comparison of Quality of Life in Asia
SourceSpringer, 2013, Dordrecht, Netherlands
URLhttps://books.google.nl/books?hl=nl&lr=&id=Hy69XDD2zooC&oi=fnd&pg=PR5&dq=inoguchi+%2B+The+Quality+of+Life+in+Asia&ots=rtiFUZCZPJ&sig=gD8EwuaC44rBzLvEB0TnThKoJOk#v=onepage&q=inoguchi%20%2B%20The%20Quality%20of%20Life%20in%20Asia&f=false
DOIdoi:10.1007/978-90-481-9072-0
Investigation
PublicWorking aged (20-69), Laos, 2003-2008
Last assesment2008
Survey nameAsia Barometer 2003-2008
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingN
Respondents N =671
 N = 490 only married
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport 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
ClassificationM-FH-c-sq-v-4-b
Author's labelEnjoyment
Page in publication30,100
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.167.20
Standard deviation0.612.03

Scores in1234
%0.89.462.827.0

Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, would you say you are happy these days? 5 very happy 4 quite happy 3 neither happy nor unhappy 2 not too happy 1 very unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-5-mb
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication27-30, 100
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.756.88
Standard deviation0.842.09

Scores in12345
%0.59.718.457.114.3

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
City sizeL11ab04Population density in vinicity
City sizeN03ab07Population size in nation, also classified as above ↑
E-mailI04ab04bcE-mail
E-mailI04ab03aTime on internet, also classified as above ↑
Educational attainmentE01ab02Level of school-education
English abilityM14ab02Modern behavior
English abilityL01ab01Number of languages spoken, also classified as above ↑
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
Home: ownership and typeH22ab01aHouse owned or rented
Home: ownership and typeH22ab03Quality of current dwelling, also classified as above ↑
IncomeI01ab03Household income
InternetA02ac04aInformation seeking
InternetI04ab04beInformation seeking, also classified as above ↑
InternetL03ac02fInternet, social media, also classified as above ↑
Living internationallyL09ab01Current life-style pattern (life-style type)
Living internationallyM14ab02Modern behavior, also classified as above ↑
Marital statusM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
Mobile phoneI04ab04bcE-mail
Mobile phoneC10ab04aaTelephone, also classified as above ↑
Number of family membersH20ab03Number of persons in household
Number of family membersF03ab01Number of relatives, also classified as above ↑
Number of utilitiesL12ab04aAvailability of amenities in vinicity
PrayingR12ad03Praying
RegionR05REGION: GEOGRAPHY
Relative standard of livingI01aeRelative income
ReligionR12ab01Religious (vs not)
Right to voteP09acCurrent right to vote
Satisfaction with life domainsN12ac02Satisfaction with democracy in nation
Satisfaction with life domainsE01ad04Satisfaction with education, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsF02ag02Satisfaction with family, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsF03ac02Satisfaction with family-life , also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsF06ah04Satisfaction with friends, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsH14af04Satisfaction with health, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsH22ae02Satisfaction with housing, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsI01af05aSatisfaction with income, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsL03ad03Satisfaction with leisure, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsM03ac03Satisfaction with marriage, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsN05ac02Satisfaction with natural environment, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsL17ac04aSatisfaction with neigbours, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsL17ac04Satisfaction with social contacts in vinicity, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsR12af04Satisfaction with spiritual life, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsI01af05eSatisfaction with standard of living, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsN04ad02bSatisfaction with welfare provision for the elderly in nation, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life domainsW05ad01Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole, also classified as above ↑
Summed determinantsS15abSummed effects of current individual conditions (micro level)