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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
Dependent children/parents
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report:
a) having children that are dependent on you
1: yes
0: no
b) having parents that are dependent on you
1: yes
0: no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = +.15 ns DEPENDENT CHILDREN (vs no dependent children) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = +.19 p < .10 DEPENDENT PARENTS (vs no dependent parents)

OPRC's controlled for:
- Fall in household income
- Household income
- Age (squared)
- Gender
- Unemployed
- Sociability
- Marital status
- Belief in religious tolerance
- Health
- Medical insurance
- Political factors
- Occupation type
- Hukou location
- Province