Correlational findings

Study Appleton & Song (2008): study CN 2002

Adults, general public, urban areas, China, 2002
Survey name:
CN-CHIP 2002
N = 6977
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's label
Satisfaction with government policies and environment
Our Classification
Self-report on five questions:
How satisfied are you with:
a) general impact of state policies on your
b) current price of basic foods
c) current price of basic daily needs
d) public infrastructure of the city
e) current level of pollution
1 very dissatisfied
5 very satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n b = +.03 p < .01 SATISFACTION WITH: GENERAL IMPACT OF STATE POLICIES ON YOUR FAMILY O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n b = +.07 p < .01 CURRENT PRICE OF BASIC FOODS O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n b = +.03 p < .01 CURRENT PRICE OF BASIC DAILY NEEDS O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n b = +.07 p < .01 PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE CITY O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n b = +.00 NS CURRENT LEVEL OF POLLUTION

B's controlled for satisfaction with:
- income
- Opportunities and social mobility
- Welfare provision
- Occupation and social status
- Family and social connections