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Correlational findings

Study Appleton & Song (2008): study CN 2002

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

Correlate

Authors's label
Amiable personality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on three questions:  
a) Do your consider yourself a pleasant
person at home?
b) Do you get along well with your colleagues?
b) Are you liked by your employer?
Rated:
1strongly disagree
:
5 strongly agree

People were categorized as amiable when answering 4 or 5 on all three questions:
1: Amiable personality
0: Not amiable personality

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = +.48 p < .01 OPRC controlled for:
- Fall in household income
- Household income
- Age (squared)
- Gender
- Unemployed
- Marital status
- Dependent relatives
- Belief in religious tolerance
- Health
- Medical insurance
- Political factors
- Occupation type
- Hukou location
- Province