Findings on happiness in Tsurumi et al. (2018): study JP Tokyo 2014

Publication
Author(s)Tsurumi, T; Imauji, A.; Managi, S.
TitleGreenery and Subjective Well-Being: Assessing the Monetary Value of Greenery by Type.
SourceEcological Economics, 2018, Vol. 148, 152 - 169
URLhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921800917309503
Investigation
Public20-83 aged, general public, Tokyo, Japan, 2014
Collect period26-09-2014
Last collect period06-10-2014
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability stratified sample
 Sample stratified by population by area, gender, age, income level, and education
Respondents N =2758
 Of the 5057 invited individuals (cohorts of a survey company) 3124 individual reacted positively. After controlling for inconsistencies 2758 respondents remained.
Non Response38%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time? 10 best possible 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 worst possible life This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
ClassificationC-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication154
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.196.19
Standard deviation2.302.30


Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life as a whole? 1 very dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 neutral 6 7 8 9 10 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cc
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication154
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean5.735.73
Standard deviation2.032.03


Full textSelfreport on single question: In general terms, how happy do you feel with your life? 10 very happy 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 very unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-g-sq-n-11-b
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication154
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean5.775.77
Standard deviation2.432.43


Full textSelfreport on feelings during activities in the previous day (Day Reconstruction Method) A worried B rushed C irritated or angry D depressed E tense or stressed F calm or relaxed G enjoying Rated: 1 not at all 2 a little 3 very much Computation: (A+B+C+D+E)/5 - (F+G)/2
ClassificationA-AB-yd-mq-v-3-a
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication154
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean0.55
Standard deviation1.18


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Happiness (Affect Balance)H07ab03bA-AB by C-BW
Happiness (Cantril ladder)H07ab03bA-AB by C-BW
Happiness (Cantril ladder)H07aa03aO-HL by C-BW, also classified as above ↑
Happiness (Cantril ladder)H07aa03eO-SL by C-BW, also classified as above ↑
Happiness (Life satisfaction)H07aa01bO-HL by O-SL
Happiness (Subjective happiness)H07aa02bO-HL by A-AB
Happiness (Subjective happiness)H07aa03aO-HL by C-BW, also classified as above ↑
Happiness (Subjective happiness)H07aa01bO-HL by O-SL, also classified as above ↑
Proximity to greeneryL14ab04Local nature