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Correlational findings

Study Brinkerhoff & Jacob (1986): study ZZ Anglo-America 1983

Public:
'Back to the land' mini-farmers, West USA and Canada,198?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 510
Non Response:
44 %
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Technical self-reliance
Our Classification
Operationalization
The respondents were presented with a list of 25 alternative technologies (gardens, windmills, greenhouses etc) and asked, whether they employed the particular practises.
They were then requested to note the effectiveness of the technologies they employed on a four point Likert-type scale from "not at all effective" to "very effective" in terms of 'providing your family with independence or self-reliance'

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.24 p < .001