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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
Job satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
Generally speaking, are you satisfied with your current job?
1: very unsatisfied
2: unsatisfied
3: so-so
4: satisfied
5: very satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h r = +.26 p < .01 FULL SAMPLE               (N=5395) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h r = +.23 p < .01 FIRST-GENERATION MIGRANTS (N=2213) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h r = +.37 p < .01 NEW-GENERATION MIGRANTS   (N=444) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h r = +.25 p < .01 URBAN LOCALS              (N=2738)

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

Full sample is additionally controlled for migrant status