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Correlational findings

Study Yeh et al. (2015): study TW 2009

Public:
Working age public, Taiwan, 2009
Survey name:
TW-Social Change Survey 2009
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1311
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Subjective class position
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: lower class (reference)
1: working class
2: lower-middle class
3: middle class
4: upper-middle class (including upper class)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-i OPRC = +.43 p < .01 WORKING CLASS (vs lower class)

controlled for:
- personal characteristics
   - age
   - gender
   - education
   - employment status
   - marital status
   - health
   - residence
   - religion
- absolute income
- relative income
- objective class position
- subjective class position
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-i OPRC = +.45 p < .001 additionally controlled for:
- personality
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-o OPRC = +.22 ns controlled for:
- personal characteristics
- absolute income
- relative income
- objective class position
- subjective class position
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-o OPRC = +.24 ns additionally controlled for:
- personality
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-i OPRC = +.58 p < .001 LOWER-MIDDLE CLASS (vs lower class)

controlled for:
- personal characteristics
- absolute income
- relative income
- objective class position
- subjective class position

Beta similar when additionally controlled for:
- personality
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-o OPRC = +.29 ns controlled for:
- personal characteristics
- absolute income
- relative income
- objective class position
- subjective class position

OPRC similar when additionally controlled for:
- personality
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-i OPRC = +.66 p < .001 MIDDLE CLASS (vs lower class)

controlled for:
- personal characteristics
- absolute income
- relative income
- objective class position
- subjective class position
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-i OPRC = +.67 p < .001 additionally controlled for:
- personality
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-o OPRC = +.38 p < .05 controlled for:
- personal characteristics
- absolute income
- relative income
- objective class position
- subjective class position

OPRC similar when additionally controlled for:
- personality
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-i OPRC = +.92 p < .001 UPPER-MIDDLE CLASS (vs lower class)

controlled for:
- personal characteristics
- absolute income
- relative income
- objective class position
- subjective class position

OPRC similar when additionally controlled for:
- personality
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-o OPRC = +.68 p < .001 controlled for:
- personal characteristics
- absolute income
- relative income
- objective class position
- subjective class position
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-o OPRC = +.64 p < .01 additionally controlled for:
- personality