Findings on happiness in Lee (2005): study HK 2001

Author(s)Lee, J.J.
TitleAn Exploratory Study on the Quality of Life of Older Chinese People Living Alone in Hong Kong.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2005, Vol. 71, 335 - 361
Public60+ aged living alone, Hong Kong, 2001
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability simple random sample
 Random sample from members of a community centre.
Respondents N =109
Non ResponseNot available
 25 %
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single question: I am happy much of the time 1 strongly disagree 2 disagree 3 agree 4 strongly agree
Author's labelself-reported quality of life
Page in publication346
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.68

Scores in1234

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Life satisfactionshow  Adjustment to old-age inventories