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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
Occupation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Question not reported:
a) Owner/manager of private business
b) Owner of individual business
c) Professionals
d) High rank government official/managerial
e) Middle-rank government officials/managers
f) Office worker
g) Skilled worker
h) Commerce/service worker
i) Other (non-specified)
j) Non-skilled manual worker (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = +.29 ns OWNER/MANAGER OF PRIVATE BUSINESS
(vs non-skilled manual worker)
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = +.04 ns OWNER OF INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS
(vs non-skilled manual worker)
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = +.09 p < .10 PROFESSIONALS
(vs non-skilled manual worker)
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = +.26 p < .05 HIGH RANK GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL/MANAGERIAL
(vs non-skilled manual worker)
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = +.18 p < .10 MIDDLE RANK GOVERNMENT OFFICAL/MANAGER
(vs non-skilled manual worker)
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = +.08 p < .10 OFFICE WORKER
(vs non-skilled manual worker)
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = +.08 p < .10 SKILLED WORKER
(vs non-skilled manual worker)
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = +.06 NS COMMERCE/SERVICE WORKER
(vs non-skilled manual worker)
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n OPRC = -.02 NS OTHER
(vs non-skilled manual worker)

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