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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study CN 1990

Public:
18+aged, general public, China, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Current socio- economic status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Interviewer estimate ....
1   DE Manual workers - unskilled,        unemployed
2   C2 Manual workers - skilled,        semi-skilled
3   C1 Middle, non-manual workers
4   AB Upper, upper-middle class

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.98      Mt=6.6
2       M=2.91      Mt=6.4
3       M=2.91      Mt=6.4
4       M=2.48      Mt=4.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=1.12      Mt=6.1
2       M=1.29      Mt=6.3
3       M=1.44      Mt=6.4
4       M=1.84      Mt=6.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.07 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.07 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.05 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.05 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.08 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income