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Lin (2016): study CN Xian 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, Xiamen city, China 2011-2012
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 0
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
Page in publication:
table 1+2

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 Optimistic for the future Current hope
Optimistic
Orientation on the future
Living condition near expectation Life compared with expectations Follow wishes Current freedom Discharge Satisfaction with social participation
Victim of discrimination
Feeling lost Current anomy Work disvalued Social prestige of occupation
Self perceived recognition
Looked down Self perceived recognition 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 Insurances
Medical services
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 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 Political participation
Social media
Expression of opinions
Social empowerment index Current total social participation Local residence of origin Earlier life (antecedents of happiness)
Earlier residential mobility
Migration at young age
Monthly income Household income Subjective wellbeing1 Satisfaction with multiple domains of life Subjective wellbeing 2 Summed life aspect evaluations (semantic differential scales)
Optimistic
Marriage