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Correlational findings

Study Wang et al. (2013): study CN 2008

Public:
19+ aged, general public, China, 2008
Survey name:
CN-GSS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5395
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Years of education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
Now we would like to ask about your education experience since middle school. Please tell us your situation associated with each level of education in detail.
a) Year started
b) Year ended

Years of education is calculated.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = +.01 p < .01 FULL SAMPLE               (N=5395) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = +.01 p < .01 FIRST-GENERATION MIGRANTS (N=2213) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = +.02 p < .01 NEW-GENERATION MIGRANTS   (N=444) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = +.01 p < .01 URBAN LOCALS              (N=2738)

B's controlled for:
- age and age squared
- gender
- marital status
- health status
- having children
- hourly income
- region of residence
- surface area of house
- number of friends
- perceived recent change in social class
- job satisfaction

Full sample is additionally controlled for migrant status