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Correlational findings

Study Knight & Gunatilaka (2010): study CN 2002

Public:
16+ aged rural-urban migrants, China, 2002
Survey name:
CN-CHIP 2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1930
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Log of average per capita income in city of current residence
Our Classification
Operationalization
Income average reported in 2002 national household survey

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-v-5-da b = -.13 ns B controlled for:
- Future income expectations
- Gender
- Marital Status
- Interaction gender*marital status
- Education
- Financial assets
- Unemployment
- Working hours
- Health
- Duration of urban residence
- Household income
- Living with family members
- Remittances
- Area of house
- Living in own house
- Heating
- Child left behind
- Number of friends/relatives in city

Effect is significantly positive at 90% CI for those who migrated longer ago.