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Correlational findings

Study Xin & Smyth (2010): study CN 2003

Public:
18+ aged general public in 30 cities, China, 2003
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8867
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Respondents were interviewed in person in shopping districts of each city by a CMMRC employee trained in interview techniques.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Age
Our Classification
Distribution
Mean = 39.11; SD = 13.90; in a range of 18- 88 years
Operationalization
a: age in years
b: age squared

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e Beta = -,02 p < .000 Age in yeARS O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e Beta = +.03 p < .000 Age squared

Betas controlled for:
- Openess of economy in city
- Personal characteristics  
  - Gender
  - Marital status
  - Education
  - Occupation
- Attitudes to socioeconomic and political issues  
- City dummies