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Table 7 Change in the effect of individual and spouse’s social statuses on class identity over time

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

  Married female Married male
  2010 2013 Pooled 2010 2013 Pooled
Age 0.011*** 0.009*** 0.010*** 0.018*** 0.015*** 0.016***
(0.002) (0.002) (0.001) (0.002) (0.002) (0.001)
Urban residency −0.037 −0.080 −0.061 −0.015 −0.002 −0.008
(0.058) (0.055) (0.040) (0.061) (0.056) (0.041)
Number of houses (no house = 0)
 Own one house 0.228* 0.351** 0.278*** 0.412*** 0.108 0.255***
(0.102) (0.120) (0.077) (0.109) (0.108) (0.076)
 Own multiple houses 0.577*** 0.602*** 0.579*** 0.745*** 0.404** 0.569***
(0.119) (0.134) (0.088) (0.125) (0.124) (0.088)
Have a car 0.406*** 0.416*** 0.411*** 0.536*** 0.579*** 0.565***
(0.090) (0.069) (0.055) (0.085) (0.069) (0.053)
Perception of social mobility (downward = 0)
 Immobile 0.231** 0.406*** 0.312*** 0.302*** 0.270** 0.288***
(0.082) (0.087) (0.060) (0.080) (0.084) (0.058)
 Upward 1.352*** 1.271*** 1.308*** 1.335*** 1.241*** 1.286***
(0.078) (0.082) (0.056) (0.078) (0.079) (0.055)
Parent’s social status 0.479*** 0.443*** 0.463*** 0.470*** 0.516*** 0.493***
(0.041) (0.041) (0.029) (0.041) (0.040) (0.029)
Individual’s social status 0.091 0.085 0.095 0.532*** 0.386*** 0.525***
(0.054) (0.054) (0.051) (0.052) (0.054) (0.051)
Spouse’s social status 0.326*** 0.492*** 0.336*** 0.014 0.099* -0.012
(0.050) (0.051) (0.048) (0.049) (0.048) (0.047)
2013    0.141***    0.211***
   (0.040)    (0.043)
Individual’s social status × 2013    −0.015    −0.127+
   (0.071)    (0.071)
Spouse’s social status × 2013    0.147*    0.132*
   (0.068)    (0.063)
Intercept 2.475*** 2.604*** 2.485*** 2.389*** 2.389*** 2.080***
(0.151) (0.163) (0.110) (0.079) (0.079) (0.114)
R2 0.198 0.198 0.202 0.202 0.202 0.218
Sample size 3860 3756 7616 15,047 15,047 7431
  1. +p < 0.10
  2. *p < 0.05
  3. **p < 0.01
  4. ***p < 0.001