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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
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a. single, married (reference)
b.  Divorced and not remarried
c.  Divorced and remarried
d.  Widowed and not remarried
e.  Widowed and remarried

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e OPRC = +.03 ns Single(VS divorced and not remarried) O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e OPRC = .029 ns Married(VS divorced and not remarried) O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.26 ns Divorced and remarried(VS divorced and not remarried) O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.12 ns Widowed and not remarried (VS divorced and not remarried) O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e OPRC = +.34 NS Widowed and remarried(VS divorced and not remarried)

OPRC controled for:
- Environmental surroundings
  - pollution
  - disaster
  - congestion
  - parks
- Personal characteristics
  - gender
  - age
  - 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