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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
Region in China
Our Classification
Operationalization
Region in China:
a) Middle of China
b) West of China
c) South or East of China (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-v-5-da b = +.04 ns MIDDLE OF CHINA (vs South or East of China) M-FH-g-sq-v-5-da b = -.05 ns WEST OF CHINA   (vs South or East of China)

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