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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of variables (by employment status), CGSS2013

From: Family patronage, institutional patronage, and work family conflict: women’s employment status and subjective well-being in urban China

Variables Employment status Difference test
Public sectors Private sectors Unemployed
Subjective well-being     16.80*
 Very unhappy 0.01 0.02 0.01
 Relatively unhappy 0.05 0.07 0.06
 So-so 0.17 0.23 0.19
 Relatively happy 0.61 0.57 0.58
 Very happy 0.15 0.11 0.16
Total weekly work hours 41.66 52.59 186.52***
Total weekly overtime work hours 4.15 13.82 199.97***
Married 0.84 0.79 0.91 22.04***
Income of other family members (10,000 RMB) 5.39 4.66 5.27 2.98+
Age 37.88 36.78 39.89 22.35***
Years of schooling 12.93 10.90 9.80 121.65***
CCP member 0.17 0.05 0.03 55.59***
Agricultural Hukou status 0.26 0.40 0.45 26.19***
Self-rated health 0.78 0.78 0.70 9.14***
Has minor children 0.71 0.78 0.59 29.52***
Religion 0.11 0.12 0.11 0.55
Housing area 4.40 4.35 4.39 1.54
Social welfare 0.96 0.85 0.85 24.88***
Income (10,000 RMB) 3.20 3.19 0.99 122.76***
Income of other family members (10,000 RMB) 5.39 4.66 5.27 2.98+
Number of cases 602 914 646  
  1. Notes: The numbers are means or percentages. The method of difference test is chi-square test, T test, or variance analysis
  2. + p < 0.10; *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001