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Correlational findings

Study Tsurumi & Managi (2015): study JP Kanto 2012

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Kanto, Japan, 2012
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2158
Non Response:
25%
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Distance to green
Our Classification
Remarks
Green spaces are:f forests, wastelands rice fields, fields and other farmland, parks and other green spaces
Operationalization
Distance green spaces from home:in meters
1: 0-100
2: 100-300
3: 300-500
4: 500-1000
5: 1000-1500
6: 1500-2000

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b b = -.00 ns none Green at 0-100 meter:       b = -.004 O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b Beta = -.02 none O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b b = +.00 p < .05 none green at 100-300 meter.      b = +.002 O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b Beta = +.01 none O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b b = +.02 p < .05 none green at 300 to 500 meter.   b = +016 O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b Beta = +.13 none O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b b = +.00 ns none green at 500 t0 1000 meter   b = +007 O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b Beta = +.06 none O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b b = -.00 ns none green at 100 to 1500 meter   b = -.001 O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b Beta = +.01 none O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b b = +.01 none green at 1500 to 2000 meter  b = +.011

b's controled for
- individual characteristics
  - age
  - sex
  - income
  - employment
  - education
  - health
  - time discount rate
  - personality
    - altruism
    - competitiveness
    - risk aversion
  - number of major life events
- local charaacteristics
  - presence of someone to consult nearby
  - number of retail stores
  - number of restaurants
  - distance to public transport
  - distance to cultural facility
  - distance to hospita;
  - population density

Stronger among respondents who
- value greenery
- have knowledge about nature
- experienced greenery before age 12
Stronger in
- neighborhoods where the quality of greenery is high
O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b Beta = +.11 none