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Correlational findings

Study Wang et al. (2015): study CN 2010 /3

Public:
Adult general public, China, 2010-2012
Survey name:
CN-CFPS 2010 + 2012
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 68047
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Assumed.

Correlate

Authors's label
Total consumption
Our Classification
Operationalization
Annual expenditure in 10000s RMB for 12 consumption categories
A absolute
B squared (indicative of declining utility)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j b = +.01 p < .01 ALL; absolute: b = +.014 O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j b = -.00 p < .01 All: squared: b = -.000 O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j b-fix = +.01 p < .10 All: absolute: b-fix = +.013 O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j b-fix = -.00 ns All:squared: b-fix = -.00 O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j b = +.02 p < .01 Males only O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j b = +.01 ns Females only O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j b = +.01 p < .05 Urban residents only O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j b = +.01 ns Rural residents only O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j b = +.01 p < .05 Urban locals only O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j b = +.00 ns Urban migrants only

b's controled for:
- individual characteristics
  - socio-demographic
    - age
    - marital status
    - education
    - hukou (urban or rural) status
    - employment
    - occupation
    - work hours
  - Health
    - self perceived
    - perceived change
  - Perceived local position
    - relative income
    - social status
  - Attitudes
    - confidence in the future
    - experience of unfair treatment
    - evaluation of governmnt performance
- characteristics of living environment
  - Housing
    - home owner
    - size of home
- characteristics of community
  - location; in city, town, village, suburb
  - type; residential or village
  - economic prosperity
  - socio-economic homogeneity
  - spaciousness
  - distance to nearest busioness center
  - region
(specification variables not included in split-ups)