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Correlational findings

Study Shu & Zhu (2009): study CN 2006

Public:
20-69 aged, general public, China, 2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Household income:
- low: under 20.000 Yuan (reference group)
- medium: 20.000 - 40.000 Yuan
- high: 40.000 Yuan and above.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m OR = 0.98 ns - medium: 20.000 - 40.000 Yuan O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m OR = 0.92 ns - high: 40.000 Yuan and above M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OR = 1.17 ns - medium: 20.000 - 40.000 Yuan M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OR = 1.36 ns - high: 40.000 Yuan and above C-W-u-sq-v-4-c OR = 1.04 ns - medium: 20.000 - 40.000 Yuan C-W-u-sq-v-4-c OR = 1.33 ns - high: 40.000 Yuan and above M-ACO---mq-v-7-a b = -.02 ns - medium: 20.000 - 40.000 Yuan M-ACO---mq-v-7-a b = +.03 ns - high: 40.000 Yuan and above M-ACO---mq-v-7-a = OR and B are versus reference group.

OR and B controled for
- gender
- age cohort
- educational attainment
- marital status
- unemployement
- urban residency
- domain satisfaction
- value priorities
- lifestyle

For a subgroup of 87% of respondents with at least one positive experience of happiness, enjoyment and accomplishment OR and B values are higher unless stated otherwise.