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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
Institutional trust
Our Classification
Distribution
Urban: Mean (SD) = 2.96 (.59)
Rural: Mean (SD) = 3.02 (.57)
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Self report on 4 questions about trust in government:
a) central government
b) provincial government
c) municipal or county government
d) village / urban neighborhood committee
Rates: 1 = do not trust at all; 4 = trust very much

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 = +.13 p < .01 Urban sample M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a b = .11 p < .01 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