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Correlational findings

Study Ferrer-i-Carbonell & Gowdy (2007): study GB 1996

Public:
Adults, general public, Great Britain, 1996
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9000
Non Response:
na
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Gardening
Our Classification
Operationalization
How often do you work in the garden?
0 several times a year, once a year or less, never/almost never
1 at least once a week, at least once a month

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e OPRC = + p < .00 OPRC (+.13) controlled for:
- socio-economic variables
- demographic variables
- perceived environmental problems at accomodation

Unaffected by additional control for:
- psychological traits

OPRC cannot be interpreted as an absolute effect size. OPRC denotes only that gardening corresponds to higher happiness