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Studies

Clark et al. (2019a): study CN 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Clark, W.A.V.; Huang, Y; Yi, D.
Title:
Subjective Well-Being in China’s Changing Society
Source:
PNAS, 2019, Vol. 116, 16799-16804

Investigation

Public:
General Public, China, 2013-2017
Survey name:
CN-China Household Finance Survey (CHFS) 2011
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 40000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
How happy do you feel now?
1 =very unhappy
2 =unhappy
3 =neutral
4 =happy
5 =very happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-af
Author's label:
Well-being, happiness
Remarks:
2013: 57% happy or very happy
2015: 60% happy or very happy
2017: 71% happy or very happy
Page in publication:
2
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 5%,   3: 32%,   4: 45%,   5: 15%   (total 98%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.69
SD:
0.83

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income INCOME Urban vs Rural Rural dwelling (vs urban) Education EDUCATION