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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
Income
Our Classification
Distribution
Median=9 (RMB2001-2250).
Operationalization
An ordered variable representing monthly household income over 20 categories from 1 (<260RMB) to 20 (>20,000 RMB).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e OPRC = +.07 p < .001 none OPRC(0.0692) controled for:
- Environmental surroundings
  - pollution
  - disaster
  - congestion
  - parks
- Personal characteristics
  - gender
  - age
  - marital status
  - education
  - occupation
  - unemployed
  - income
- Environment attitudes
  - environment awareness
- Attitudes on other socio-economic and political issues
  - pro-market
  - income inequality
  - social protection
  - national reunification
  - SARS