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Table 5 The effect of spouse’s social status on individual class identity and bias (N = 7645)

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

  Subjective class identity Class identity bias
Model 9 Model 10 Model 11 Model 12
Male −0.027 −0.027 −0.252*** −0.265***
(0.039) (0.039) (0.045) (0.045)
Age 0.009*** 0.009*** 0.017*** 0.017***
(0.001) (0.001) (0.001) (0.001)
Urban residency 0.025 0.024 −0.356*** −0.359***
(0.038) (0.038) (0.044) (0.044)
House ownership (no house = 0)
 One house 0.098 0.104 0.142 0.143
(0.077) (0.077) (0.088) (0.088)
 Multiple houses 0.270** 0.268** 0.310** 0.300**
(0.088) (0.087) (0.101) (0.101)
Have a car 0.348*** 0.345*** 0.344*** 0.338***
(0.047) (0.047) (0.054) (0.054)
Relative social status to peers (higher = 0)
 Similar −0.830*** −0.816*** −0.842*** −0.805***
(0.081) (0.081) (0.093) (0.093)
 Lower −1.669*** −1.646*** −1.578*** −1.530***
(0.085) (0.085) (0.098) (0.098)
Perception of social mobility (downward = 0)
 Immobile 0.268*** 0.268*** 0.291*** 0.293***
(0.058) (0.058) (0.067) (0.067)
 Upward 1.154*** 1.153*** 1.171*** 1.170***
(0.055) (0.055) (0.063) (0.063)
Individual’s social status 0.131*** 0.007 −4.133*** −4.415***
(0.037) (0.051) (0.042) (0.058)
Parents’ social status 0.439*** 0.443*** 0.330*** 0.343***
(0.027) (0.027) (0.032) (0.032)
Spouse’s social status 0.192*** 0.340*** 0.167*** 0.310***
(0.034) (0.049) (0.039) (0.056)
Individual’s social status × male   0.236***   0.556***
  (0.069)   (0.079)
Spouse’s social status × male   −0.268***   −0.273***
  (0.063)   (0.072)
Intercept 4.066*** 4.017*** −1.535*** −1.617***
(0.139) (0.139) (0.160) (0.160)
R2 0.266 0.268 0.690 0.692
  1. +p < 0.10
  2. *p < 0.05
  3. **p < 0.01
  4. ***p < 0.001