Gender differences in the associations of life satisfaction with family and social relations among the Japanese elderly.

@article{Oshio2012GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in the associations of life satisfaction with family and social relations among the Japanese elderly.},
  author={Takashi Oshio},
  journal={Journal of cross-cultural gerontology},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={259-74}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate gender differences in the associations of life satisfaction with family and social relations among the Japanese elderly. Ordered logit models were estimated to explain life satisfaction with a rich set of explanatory variables, using micro data of 3,277 elderly Japanese adults (1,679 men and 1,598 women) collected from the first-wave sample from the Japanese Study of Aging and Retirement (JSTAR). This study found that men are less satisfied with life… CONTINUE READING

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