Correlational finding on Happiness and Summed effects of current individual conditions (micro level)
Subject code: S15ab

StudyInoguchi & Fujii (2013): study CN 2003
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
PublicWorking aged (20-69), China, 2003-2008
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =1798

Correlate
Author's labelSummed determinants
Page in Source 111-112
Our classificationSummed effects of current individual conditions (micro level), code S15ab
Operationalization
a: Satisfaction with life domains
b: number of utilities
c: internet+email+mobile 
d: phone
e: praying
f: religion

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-bRČ=.15 ns
a+b+c+d+e+f
- All
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mbRČ=+.17 ns
- Marrieds only
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-bRČ=.13 ns
- All
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-bRČ=.15 ns
- Marrieds only


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-bSelfreport 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
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-mbSelfreport 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


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
COEFFICIENT of DETERMINATION
Type: test statistic
Measurement level: Correlates: all metric, Happiness: metric
Range: [0; 1]

Meaning:
RČ = 0 « no influence of any correlate in this study has been established.
RČ = 1 « the correlates determine the happiness completely.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl