Correlational findings

Study Abbott et al. (2016): study CN 2012

18-75 aged, general public, China, 2012-13
Survey name
INT-WorldValuesSurvey 6
N = 2300
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's Label
Would people take advantage or try to be fair?
Our Classification
Self report on single question: Do you think most people would try to take advantage of you if they got a chance or would they try to be fair? (10 point scale)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.40 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.23 p < .001 Beta controled for:
- Socio-economic security
  - saving income
  - income
- Social cohesion
  - most people can be trusted
  - civil society confidence
  - media confidence
  - government institutions confidence
  - trust: your family
  - trust: your neighbourhood
  - trust: people you know personally
- Social inclusion
  - married
  - part of chinese nation
  - part of local community
- Social empowerment
  - education
  - state of subjective health
  - freedom of choice and control over life