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Correlational findings

Study Fleming et al. (2016): study NZ 2008

Public:
15+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 2008 - 2012
Survey name:
NZ GSS1
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 22727
Non Response:
3006
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Residents were randomly selected to answer the household and personal questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Access to greenspace
Our Classification
Operationalization
How many of the native bush, forest, nature reserve or open green spaces in your local area can you easily get to?
1 Never want or need to go to any of them,
2 none of them,
3 only a few of them,
4 some of them
5 most of them
6 all of them

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g OLRC = +.16 p < .01 OLRC controlled for:
- individual characteristics
  - experienced violent or non-violent crime
  - demographic characteristics
  - civic life and social connectness
- neighbourhood characteristics
  - greenspace quality
  - other neighbourhood characteristics

No relation among respondents high on fear for crime