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Lin (2016): study CN Hangzhou 2011

Publication

Author(s):
Lin, K
Title:
Social Quality and Happiness . An Analysis of the Survey. Data from Three Chinese Cities.
Source:
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2016, Vol. 11, 23 - 40

Investigation

Public:
17+ aged general public, Hangzhou city, China 2011-2012
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 3000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general, how happy are you with your everyday life?
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Scale labels not reported
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-n-10-b
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Arverage computed by WDH team from table 1 and 2
Page in publication:
table 1+2
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.82 5.36

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sexe Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Education Level of school-education Origin of residence Rural upbringing
Migration at young age
Monthly income Relative income Satisfaction with education Satisfaction with education Satisfaction with employment Satisfaction with current employment status Satisfaction with living environment Satisfaction with local environment Satisfaction with family relations Satisfaction with family-life Satisfaction with health condition Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with social activities Social activity Satisfaction with family income Household income Family expense Sufficiency of current income Family income once lost job Security of income Family income status Relative income Socio-economic security index Material standard of living Access to old-age pension Insurances Access to healthcare insurance Medical services
Insurances
Access to unemployment benefits Insurances Access to work injury insurance Insurances Access to maternal leave Insurances Access to health care for serious illness Insurances Commercial insurance Insurances Trust most people Trust in people Most people will utilize you Trust in people Trust in relatives Trust in relatives Trust in neighbors Trust in local society Trust in friends Trust in friends Trust on strangers Trust in strangers Social cohesion index Trust in people Optimistic for the future Optimistic
Orientation on the future
Current hope
Living condition near expectation Life compared with expectations Follow wishes Current freedom Discharge Victim of discrimination
Satisfaction with social participation
Feeling lost Current anomy Work disvalued Self perceived recognition
Social prestige of occupation
Looked down Self perceived recognition Access to employment service Public goods and services in vinicity Access to community help Perceived availability of social support
Public goods and services in vinicity
Get assistance from NGOs Social services Social inclusion index Social services
Public goods and services in vinicity
Voting in the last general election Voting Participation in social groups Current participation in voluntary associations Freedom of expression Social media
Political participation
Expression of opinions
Social empowerment index Current total social participation Monthly income Household income Subjective wellbeing1 Satisfaction with multiple domains of life Subjective wellbeing 2 Optimistic
Summed life aspect evaluations (semantic differential scales)
Marriage