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Table 2 The relationships of social integration and sense of hometown identity to life satisfaction and the mediation effects of sense of belonging in the host city on those relationships controlling for the effects of nine control variables (n = 15,990)a

From: The effects of social integration and hometown identity on the life satisfaction of Chinese rural migrants: the mediating and moderating effects of a sense of belonging in the host city

Independent variablesModel 1: Life satisfactionModel 2: CBModel 3: Life satisfactionModel 4: Life satisfactionModel 5: CBModel 6: Life satisfaction
BSEBSEBSEBSEBSEBSE
(Log)SI0.2674***0.01920.9137***0.01040.0852***0.0232      
(Log)HI      0.0871***0.01380.1762***0.00900.0477***0.0138
(Log)CB    0.1994***0.0145    0.2233***0.0121
Control variables
 Age0.0030***0.00030.0004**0.00020.0030***0.00030.0033***0.00030.0012***0.00020.0031***0.0003
 Gender (ref: male)0.0246***0.00530.00250.00290.0241***0.00530.0259***0.00530.0072**0.00350.0242***0.0053
 Self-rated health0.0573***0.00270.0054***0.00150.0563***0.00270.0639***0.00270.0272***0.00170.0578***0.0027
 (Log) household monthly income0.0725***0.0048−0.00260.00260.0730***0.00480.0711***0.0048−0.0077**0.00310.0728***0.0048
 Homeowner (ref: no)0.0669***0.00940.0435***0.00510.0582***0.00940.0734***0.00950.0726***0.00610.0572***0.0094
Occupation (ref: service or manufacturing)
 Administration−0.00170.01020.0114**0.0055−0.00400.01020.00190.01030.0254***0.0067−0.00380.0102
 Civil service0.0258***0.00740.0122***0.00400.0234***0.00740.0288***0.00750.0237***0.00480.0235***0.0074
 Unemployed−0.0276**0.0112− 0.0127**0.0061− 0.0251**0.0111− 0.0291***0.0113− 0.0205***0.0073− 0.0245**0.0112
Education (ref: junior high school or less)
 Senior HS−0.0149**0.00620.0109***0.0034−0.0171***0.0062−0.0167***0.00630.0077*0.0041−0.0184***0.0062
 College or more−0.0327***0.00810.00290.0044−0.0333***0.0080−0.0333***0.00810.00720.0053−0.0349***0.0080
 Length of residence0.00030.00060.0008**0.00030.00010.00060.00060.00060.0019***0.00040.00020.0006
 Hours per day worked during the past month−0.0058***0.0012−0.0026***0.0006−0.0053***0.0012−0.0058***0.0012−0.0026***0.0008−0.0052***0.0012
 Constant1.2018***0.0788−0.9590***0.04271.3931***0.07951.8384***0.06221.6074***0.04041.4794***0.0645
 R20.0840.3500.0940.0750.0600.094
 Adj. R20.0830.3500.0940.0740.0600.093
Log likelihood− 4615.06245160.5506− 4520.8870− 4691.65822209.8000− 4521.6515
  1. * = p < .10, ** = p < .05, *** = p < .01
  2. aSI Social integration, HI Sense of hometown identity, CB Sense of belonging in the host community, SE Standard Error, HS high school