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Correlational findings

Study Jiang et al. (2012): study CN 2002

Public:
16+ aged general public, 26 cities, China, 2002
Survey name:
CN-CHIP 2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5630
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question about health condition:
1) Very bad
2) Not very healthy
3) So-so (reference)
4) Healthy
5) Very healthy

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-v-5-da b = +.21 p < .01 (VERY) HEALTHY (vs so-so) M-FH-g-sq-v-5-da b = -.17 p < .01 BAD HEALTH/NOT VERY HEALTHY (vs so-so)

B controlled for:
- Individual characteristics
  a) Rural/urban (Hukou) status
  b) Interaction Rural/urban (Hukou) status*
  c) Age
  d) Gender
  e) Education
  f) Marital status
  g) Communist Party Member
  h) Unemployed
  i) Household income
  j) Future income expectations
  k) Surface of house
- City characteristics
  l) GDP per capita  
  m) Population growth
  n) City size
  o) Region in country
  p) Gini-coefficient
- Rural migrants vs urbans differences
  q) Education difference between urbans and
     migrants
  r) Between-group inequality