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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Economic growth and subjective well-being: analyzing the formative mechanism of Easterlin Paradox

Variable Mean Std. Deviation Coding
Subjective well-being 3.78 0.88 Min = 1, max = 5
Socioeconomic status
 Educational attainment 8.39 4.84 Min = 1, max = 19
 Log of income 8.35 2.97 Min = 0, max = 14.85
 High quality of entertainment 3.43 1.73 Min = 2, max = 10
 Log of expenditure on cultural entertainment 1.9 1.56 Min = 0, max = 11.51
 Gini coefficient 0.43 0.84 Min = 0.25, max = 0.76
 County GDP per capita 3.66 2.3 Min = 1, max = 5
 Sex 0.49 0.5 Female = 0, male = 1
 Age 47.76 15.68 Min = 19, max = 98
 Squared age/100 27 15.68 Min = 4, max = 92.16
 Marital status 0.86 0.35 Single = 0, married = 1
 Religious belief 0.13 0.33 Not religious = 0, religious = 1
 Ethnicity 0.91 0.29 Ethnic minority = 1, Han ethnic = 1
 Party membership 0.13 0.34 Not party member = 0, party member = 1
Hukou status 0.47 0.5 Rural = 0, urban = 1