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Correlational findings

Study Knight & Gunatilaka (2011): study CN 2002

Public:
Adults, China, 2002
Survey name:
CN-CHIP 2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8872
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Importance of friends
Our Classification
Remarks
Question and ratings not reported Only rural respondents
Operationalization
Question on importance of friendship

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ae b = +.05 p < .01 b's controlled for:
- basic variables:
  - gender
  - age and age squared
  - marital status
  - health
- conventional economic variables
  - log of p.c. household income
  - net wealth
  - working hours
- comparison variables
  - household income compared to village mean
  - living standards compared to 5 years ago
  - expected income over next 5 years
  - gini of household income p.c. county level
- attitudinal variables
  - degree of harmony in village
  - degree of harmony among lineages
  - agree that money is important
  - importance of family