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Table 6 Change in the effect of individual and parents’ social statuses on class identity over time

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

  2010 2013 Pooled
Male −0.195*** −0.201*** −0.198***
(0.033) (0.032) (0.023)
Age 0.015*** 0.011*** 0.013***
(0.001) (0.001) (0.001)
Urban residency 0.049 0.049 0.048
(0.036) (0.034) (0.025)
Marital status (unmarried = 0)
 Married 0.101 0.223*** 0.166***
(0.061) (0.056) (0.041)
 Divorced or widowed −0.087 0.067 −0.004
(0.083) (0.078) (0.057)
Number of houses (no house = 0)
 Own one house 0.227*** 0.192** 0.210***
(0.060) (0.065) (0.044)
 Own multiple houses 0.569*** 0.468*** 0.522***
(0.071) (0.076) (0.052)
Have a car 0.557*** 0.509*** 0.530***
(0.053) (0.043) (0.034)
Perception of social mobility (downward = 0)
 Immobile 0.263*** 0.358*** 0.309***
(0.048) (0.052) (0.035)
 Upward 1.368*** 1.297*** 1.332***
(0.046) (0.049) (0.034)
Individual’s social status 0.388*** 0.333*** 0.389***
(0.030) (0.031) (0.028)
Parents’ social status 0.495*** 0.559*** 0.485***
(0.025) (0.025) (0.023)
2013    0.163***
   (0.022)
Individual’s social status × 2013    −0.055
   (0.039)
Parents’ social status × 2013    0.084**
   (0.031)
Intercept 2.222*** 2.522*** 2.288***
(0.099) (0.100) (0.071)
R2 0.213 0.205 0.214
Sample size 10,004 9923 19,927
  1. +p < 0.10
  2. *p < 0.05
  3. **p < 0.01
  4. ***p < 0.001