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Correlational findings

Study Smyth et al. (2008): study CN 2003

Public:
18+ aged, general public, urban areas, China, 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8890
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Respondents were interviewed in person in shopping centers

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
A vector of dummy variables representing the highest education of respondent
1. junior secondary secondary school and below (reference)
2. senior secondary school
3. polytechnic school
4. three year higher degree
5. four year undergraduate
6. postgraduate degree.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.03 ns Senior secondary school (VS junior secondary school and below) O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.01 ns Polytechnic school (VS junior secondary school and below) O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.06 ns Three year higher education (VS junior secondary school and below) O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.01 ns Four year undergraduate and above(VS junior secondary school and below)

OPRC controled for:
- Environmental surroundings
  - pollution
  - disaster
  - congestion
  - parks
- Personal characteristics
  - gender
  - age
  - marital status
  - occupation
  - unemployed
  - income
- Environment attitudes
  - environment awareness
- Attitudes on other socio-economic and political issues
  - pro-market
  - income inequality
  - social protection
  - national reunification
  - SARS