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Correlational findings

Study Han (2015): study CN 2009

Public:
18-70 aged general public, China, 2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2866
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Individualistic attributions of inequality
Our Classification
Distribution
Urban: Mean (SD) = 3.83 (.60)
Rural: Mean (SD) = 3.90 (.69)
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Self report on 4 factors contributing to inequality:
a) lack of talent and ability causing poverty
b) lack of personal effort causing poverty
c) talent and ability leading to wealth
d) hard work leading to wealth
Rated:
1 = no importance at all; 5 = complete importance

Computation of index: (a+b+c+d)/4

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a b = +.20 p < .001 Urban sample M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a b = +.00 ns Rural sample

b controled for:
- personal characteristics
- education
- gender
- age
- marital status
- political orientation
- household size
- health
- income
- Societal evaluation variables
- social comparison
- life goals
- inequality variables
- trust variables