- 'Back to the land' mini farmers, USA,1989
- N = 565
- Non Response:
- Authors's label
- Realized Homestead Production
- Our Classification
- Discrepancy between valued and achieved Homestead Production.
VALUE of homestead production
Reported importance of: 1.growing own food, 2.wearing clothes, made in your own home, 3.growing/eating organic food.
Percentage of a family's food, that the respondents claimed was produced for their smallholding. The Homestaed Food Production(HFP) index has a range between 0 and 100 per cent.
GAP between value and performance is constructed by dichotomizing the value scale and the performance indexes at their repective medians and to cross these indicators with each other. The respondents will fall in one of the four categories:
a.No gap low values-low HFP
b.gap high values-low HFP
c.gap low values-high HFP
d.no gap high values-high HFP
Observed Relation with Happiness
b-c difference not significant