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Correlational findings

Study Knight & Gunatilaka (2009): study CN 2003

Public:
Adult general public, rural areas, China, 2003
Survey name:
CN-National Household Survey China
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Log per capita household income (1000 yuan)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Log of per capita household income (1000 yuan)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-5-e b = +.21 p < .01 b controlled for:
- age
- gender
- marital status
- ethnic minority dummy
- education
- working hours
- net financial assets
- self-reported health status
O-HL-g-sq-v-5-e b = +.23 p < .01 b additionally controlled for:
- log of per capita minimum income needed
O-HL-g-sq-v-5-e b = +.15 p < .01 b additonally controlled for:
- lived outside township for at least 1 year
- expect big increase in income over next 5 years
- expect small increase in income over next 5 years
- expect decrease in income over next 5 years
- agreement with statement that money is important
- household income much above village average
- household income above village average
- household income below village average
- household income much below village average
- current living standards better than 5 years ago
- current living standards worse than 5 years ago