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Table 4 The effect of parents’ social status on children’s class identify bias (N = 9923)

From: “Mixed” subjective class identity: a new interpretation of Chinese class identity

  Model 5 Model 6 Model 7 Model 8
Male −0.370*** −0.325*** −0.326*** −0.306***
(0.036) (0.035) (0.035) (0.036)
Age 0.010*** 0.015*** 0.014*** 0.014***
(0.001) (0.001) (0.002) (0.001)
Urban residency −0.180*** −0.285*** −0.286*** −0.297***
(0.038) (0.038) (0.038) (0.038)
Marital status (unmarried = 0)     
 Married 0.090 0.190** 0.250*** 0.210**
(0.063) (0.062) (0.066) (0.067)
 Divorced or widowed −0.024 0.048 0.108 0.083
(0.087) (0.087) (0.088) (0.089)
House ownership (no house = 0)     
 One house 0.163* 0.135 0.127 0.140
(0.073) (0.072) (0.072) (0.072)
 Multiple houses 0.367*** 0.303*** 0.289*** 0.303***
(0.085) (0.084) (0.084) (0.084)
Have a car 0.423*** 0.355*** 0.343*** 0.347***
(0.049) (0.049) (0.049) (0.049)
Relative social status to peers (higher = 0)     
 Similar −0.777*** −0.763*** −0.765*** −0.762***
(0.083) (0.082) (0.082) (0.082)
 Lower −1.593*** −1.539*** −1.539*** −1.535***
(0.087) (0.086) (0.086) (0.086)
Perception of social mobility (downward = 0)     
 Immobile 0.236*** 0.281*** 0.280*** 0.280***
(0.058) (0.058) (0.058) (0.058)
 Upward 1.073*** 1.172*** 1.171*** 1.171***
(0.055) (0.054) (0.054) (0.054)
Individual’s social status −3.968*** −4.104*** −4.097*** −4.094***
(0.034) (0.035) (0.035) (0.035)
Parents’ social status   0.410*** 0.848*** 0.371***
  (0.028) (0.107) (0.030)
Above 35 years old    0.086  
   (0.062)  
Parents’ social status × above 35 years old    −0.248***  
   (0.058)  
Co-reside with parents     −0.202***
    (0.060)
Parents’ social status × co-reside with parents     0.288***
    (0.067)
Intercept −1.323*** −1.689*** −1.857*** −1.642***
(0.139) (0.140) (0.149) (0.144)
R2 0.687 0.694 0.694 0.695
  1. +p < 0.10
  2. *p < 0.05
  3. **p < 0.01
  4. ***p < 0.001