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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
Living with family members
Our Classification
Operationalization
Living with family members:
1 Yes
0 No

Assumed dummy

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ae b = +.13 ns 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 (100's per year)
- comparison variables
  - expected income change over next 5 years
  - log of average p.c. urban income in city
- harshness of life variables
  - number of family members/friends in city
  - child still in village
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ae b = +.14 p < .10 b additionally controlled for:
  - no heating
  - job satisfaction
  - discrimination
  - easiness/difficulty of finding a job