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Correlational findings

Study Shu & Zhu (2009): study CN 2006

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

Correlate

Authors's Label
Material life sphere
Our Classification
Distribution
a:      M=0.42,  48.8% satisfied,  16.3% dissatisfied
b:      M=0.26,  32.1% satisfied,  12.6% dissatisfied
c:      M=0.04,  25.8% satisfied,  21.6% dissatisfied

Average   M=0.24
Operationalization
Self report on three questions: How satisfied are you with ...
a your housing
b your standard of living
c your household income.
Rated:
-2 very dissatisfied
-1 somewhat dissatisfied
0 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
+1 somewhat satisfied
+2 very satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m OR = 1.39 p < .00 M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b OR = 1.34 p < .00 C-W-u-sq-v-4-c OR = 1.80 p < .00 M-ACO-*-mq-v-7-a b = +.28 p < .00 OR and B controled for
- gender
- age cohort
- educational attainment
- marital status
- household income
- unemployed
- rural residency
- value priorities
- lifestyle