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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
Perceived overall social status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-reported scores along 6 dimensions:
a: mass vs. leader
b: being managed vs. manager
c: propertyless vs. property owner
d: poor vs. rich
e: lowly vs. highly educated
f: blue vs. white collar

Each rated:
[ 1 ] identification with the low category
[ 2 ] not sure about one's position
[ 3 ] identification with the high category
The overall score ranges from 6 to 18

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-i r = +.31 p < .001