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Correlational findings

Study Ward et al. (2016): study NZ 2014

Public:
Basic school children, followed 7 days, New Zealand, 2014
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 112
Non Response:
9 schools
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and geolocational date were recorded using accelerometers and portable global positioning systems (GPS) receivers, Body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) were calculated from heigh, weight, and waist circumference; online cognitive testing, computer risk appraisal tool, questionnaire for assessing emotional wellbeing and sensation seeking characteristics

Correlate

Authors's label
Greenspace exposure
Our Classification
Remarks
Data: Locational data gathered using Qstarz BT-Q1000XT GPS receiver, 78 participants fitted with a GPS receiver
Distribution
Time in greenspace
Male       (n=31) 1,53% (Sd: 1,87)              
Female (n=41) 0,90%  (Sd 1,24)
All (n=72)           1,17%  (Sd 1,54)
Operationalization
Time in greenspace as % of total time

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-?-sq-n-11-a Beta = +.44 p < .01 Beta-fix controled for:
-life satisfaction (10 domain index)
-waist and height ratio,
-body mass index,
-risk taking score,
-sensation seeking
O-HL-?-sq-n-11-a Beta = +.36 p < .01 Beta additionally controlled for:
- physical activity (MVPA per day)