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Correlational findings

Study Jacob & Brinkerhoff (1999): study US 1998

Public
'Back to the landers', USA 1998
Sample
Respondents
N = 565
Non Response
41,8
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Time for self
Our Classification
Distribution
Mean 10,28; SD 2,58; N=554
Operationalization
Selfreport on questions about:
- time of leisure
- feelings of being rushed
- being tied down
- enough time for travel

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-H?-c-sq-v-5-b r = +.30 p < .005 O-H?-c-sq-v-5-b Beta = +.22 p < .005 Beta controlled for:
- mindfulness
- relationships
O-H?-c-sq-v-5-b Beta = +.19 p < .005 Beta additionally controlled for:
- mindfulness
- relationships
- discrepancy between selfrated importance of ecological sensitivity and the actual use of technology
- discrepancy between the selfrated importance of homestead food production and actual percentage of homestead food production
- age
- homestead food production