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Yang (2001): study CN Hebei 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Yang, M.
Title:
The Influence of Inequality of Urban Residents Life Satisfaction - A Survey on Wuhan City
Source:
Working Paper, 2001, 1 - 21

Investigation

Public:
20+ aged urban population, Wuhan city, China, 2001
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 308
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
not explicitly reported

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

.. Satisfaction with life as a whole .. (full text not reported)
1 very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5 very satisfied
(labels of response options 2, 3 and 4 not reported)
Classification:
O-SLW-?-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Remarks:
mean score of 289 participants who completed questionnaire on occupation
Page in publication:
6
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.21

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income levels Personal income Occupational status Social prestige of occupation
Current socio-economic status
Public employment (vs private sector)
Technician
Public administration
Current status: retired or not
Domain satisfactions Satisfaction with leisure
Satisfaction with personal contacts
Satisfaction with health-services
Satisfaction with marriage
Satisfaction with health
Satisfaction with local environment
Satisfaction with multiple domains of life