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Correlational findings

Study Zhao (2012): study CN 2003

Public:
18-60 general public, urban China, 2003
Survey name:
CN-GSS 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3431
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Durable goods consumption
Our Classification
Remarks
The logarithm transformation was used here
Distribution
Mean = 0.93, SD = 1.26
Operationalization
Based on the number of the following items owned by each household:
- color TV
- air conditioner
- camera recorder
- computer
- car
- piano
Each item is weighted by using the inverse proportion of households that owned that item

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-i r = +.26 p < .001