Development and validation of a life satisfaction scale for Chinese elders.

@article{Lou2008DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of a life satisfaction scale for Chinese elders.},
  author={Wei Qun Vivian Lou and Iris Chi and Lee Ann Mjelde-Mossey},
  journal={International journal of aging & human development},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={149-70}
}
This study reports the development and validation of a culturally sensitive, domain-specific measure of life satisfaction for Chinese Elders--The Life Satisfaction Scale--Chinese (LSS-C). The LSS-C was administered to 1,502 randomly-selected older Chinese persons in three newly developed towns in Mainland China. Confirmatory factor analysis supported a conceptually meaningful two-factor model-one of instrumental needs of daily life and one of social and relational needs. Criterion-related… CONTINUE READING