Findings on happiness in Yang (2001): study CN Hebei 2001

Author(s)Yang, M.
TitleThe Influence of Inequality of Urban Residents Life Satisfaction - A Survey on Wuhan City
SourceWorking Paper, 2001, 1 - 21
Public20+ aged urban population, Wuhan city, China, 2001
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =308
 not all participants answered all questions. n for happiness unknown
Non ResponseNot available
 not reported
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 not explicitly reported
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single question: .. Satisfaction with life as a whole .. (full text not reported) 1 very dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 very satisfied (labels of response options 2, 3 and 4 not reported)
Author's labellife satisfaction
Page in publication6
Remarksmean score of 289 participants who completed questionnaire on occupation
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Domain satisfactionsH14af04Satisfaction with health
Domain satisfactionsH17ai02Satisfaction with health-services, also classified as above ↑
Domain satisfactionsL03ad03Satisfaction with leisure, also classified as above ↑
Domain satisfactionsL16ac03Satisfaction with local environment, also classified as above ↑
Domain satisfactionsM03ac03Satisfaction with marriage, also classified as above ↑
Domain satisfactionsL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life, also classified as above ↑
Domain satisfactionsS06ac04Satisfaction with personal contacts, also classified as above ↑
Income levelsI01ab01Personal income
Occupational statusS09abCurrent socio-economic status
Occupational statusR14abCurrent status: retired or not, also classified as above ↑
Occupational statusO01ac02hPublic administration, also classified as above ↑
Occupational statusE02ae02Public employment (vs private sector), also classified as above ↑
Occupational statusO01ac01aSocial prestige of occupation, also classified as above ↑
Occupational statusO01ab02hTechnician, also classified as above ↑