The importance of national levels of eudaimonic well-being to life satisfaction in old age: a global study
Mohsen Joshanloo, M Joseph Sirgy, Joonha Park
Quality of Life Research | SPRINGER | Published : 2018
PURPOSE: The present study sought to test the hypotheses that the relationship between age and life satisfaction is moderated by five societal factors: (1) eudaimonic well-being (i.e., psycho-social functioning), (2) economic quality, (3) healthcare system efficiency, (4) globalization, and (5) national age. METHODS: This study was a cross-sectional analysis based on data from the Gallup World Poll. The sample consisted of 264,123 individuals across 133 countries. Multi-level modeling was used to analyze the data. RESULTS: The results showed that out of the five moderators, only national levels of eudaimonic well-being robustly moderated the relationship between age and life satisfaction. Th..View full abstract
Awarded by National Research Foundation of Korea
This work was supported by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-2017S1A3A2066611).