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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
Self-reported health status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
1) Very poor health
2) Rather poor health
3) So-so good health
4) Rather good health
5) Very good health (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = -.09 p < .01 RATHER GOOD HEALTH (vs very good) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = -.24 p < .01 SO-SO GOOD HEALTH (vs very good) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = -.33 p < .01 RATHER POOR HEALTH (vs very good) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = -.93 p < .01 VERY POOR HEALTH (vs very good)
OPRC's controlled for:
- Fall in household income
- Household income
- Age (squared)
- Gender
- Unemployed
- Sociability
- Marital status
- Belief in religious tolerance
- Dependent relatives
- Medical insurance
- Political factors
- Occupation type
- Hukou location
- Province