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Table 3 The effect of social integration on hometown identity (n = 15,990)

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

VariableHometown identityLife satisfaction
BStandard errorBStandard error
(Log) social integration0.3363***0.01070.2528***0.0198
(Log) hometown identity  0.0436***0.0141
Control variables
 Age−0.0018***0.00020.0031***0.0003
 Gender (ref: male)0.00260.00300.0245***0.0053
 Self-rated physical health−0.0131***0.00150.0579***0.0027
 (Log) total household monthly income−0.00070.00270.0725***0.0048
 Homeowner (ref: no)0.0429***0.00530.0650***0.0094
Occupation (ref: service or manufacturing)
 Administration, management, professional, or technician0.00820.0057−0.00210.0102
 Civil service, clerical, or self-employed0.00600.00420.0256***0.0074
 Unemployed−0.0194***0.0063−0.0268**0.0112
Education (ref: junior high school or less)
 Senior high school0.0251***0.0035−0.0160**0.0063
 College or more0.0468***0.0045−0.0348***0.0081
 Length of residence0.00030.00040.00030.0006
 Hours per day working during the past month−0.00050.0007−0.0057***0.0012
 Constant2.0747***0.04401.1114***0.0840
 R20.0870.084
 Adj. R20.0860.083
 Log likelihood4677.6046− 4610.3117
  1. * = p < .10, ** = p < .05, *** = p < .01