Study of happiness rate and life satisfaction in Malaysia

Rozmi Ismail, Mohammad Hesam Hafezi, Rahim Mohd Nor, Mojtaba Shojaei Baghini

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The environment where a person lives has a significant impact on his or her development. The present study reports results of the study on happiness rating and life satisfaction among Malaysian household. The data were gotten from a Selangor and Klang Valley states study based on a representative sample in the Malaysia. The objective of the study is to determine the happiness rate and life satisfaction in Malaysia. Data was collected through interview using a set of questionnaire and analyzed using the SPSS program. The results of the study showed that in terms of happy rate, most aspects contribute to the human happiness such as life good health. Consequently, the important issue for a happy family is good health. The model results show that relationship the main influences on happiness of life are divided in two groups, namely, positive and negative with 0.44 and 0.34 coefficients, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1240-1245
Number of pages6
JournalResearch Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Volume7
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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  • Family
  • Happiness
  • Happy rate
  • Health
  • Malaysia

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Study of happiness rate and life satisfaction in Malaysia. / Ismail, Rozmi; Hafezi, Mohammad Hesam; Mohd Nor, Rahim; Baghini, Mojtaba Shojaei.

In: Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 7, No. 7, 2014, p. 1240-1245.

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Ismail, Rozmi ; Hafezi, Mohammad Hesam ; Mohd Nor, Rahim ; Baghini, Mojtaba Shojaei. / Study of happiness rate and life satisfaction in Malaysia. In: Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology. 2014 ; Vol. 7, No. 7. pp. 1240-1245.
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