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Han (2015): study CN 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Han, C.
Title:
Explaining the Subjective Well-Being of Urban and Rural Chinese: Income, Personal Concerns, and Societal Evaluations.
Source:
Social Science Research, Vol. 49, 2015, 179 - 190

Investigation

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

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single  question:

"......happiness during past few weeks....." (full lead not reported)
4  very happy
3
2
1  not too happy
Classification:
M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Subjective well-being
Page in publication:
179
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.06 -
SD:
0.81 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Log household income Household income Social comparison Relative income Relative value of materialistic pursuit Materialistic values Individualistic attributions of inequality Attitude to income inequality in nation Structural attributions of inequality Attitudes to social inequality in nation Ascribed attributions of inequality Attitudes to social inequality in nation Institutional trust Trust in government
Trust in local government
Assessment of social protection Attitudes to state-services Social trust Trust in people Education Level of school-education Gender Current gender Age Current age (in years) Married Married state (compared to non-married states) CCP member Membership of political organizations
Current political (party) preference
Household size Number of persons in household Self-reported health Self-perceived health Summed socio-demographics+ health + values