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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
Age
Our Classification
Distribution
1: 5,5%; 2: 12,4%; 3: 17,3%; 4: 19,0%; 5: 16,4%; 6: 29,4%
Operationalization
1: 15-19
2: 20-29
3: 30-39 (reference)
4: 40-49
5: 50-59
6: 60+

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g OLRC = +.73 p < .01 none 15-19 (vs 30-39) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g OLRC = +.31 p < .01 none 20-29 (vs 30-39) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g OLRC = -.12 p < .01 none 40-49 (vs 30-39) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g OLRC = -.15 p < .01 none 50-59 (vs 30-39) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g OLRC = +.38 p < .01 none 60+ (vs 30-39)

OLRC controlled for:
- individual characteristics
  - experienced violent or non-violent crime
  - fear of crime
  - demographic characteristics
  - civic life and social connectness
- neighbourhood characteristics
  - greenspace access and quality
  - other neighbourhood characteristics.