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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
Ethnicity
Our Classification
Distribution
1: 12,0%, 2:  4,2%, 3:  6,7%



% of population:
1: 12,0%;
2: 4,2%;
3: 6,7%;
Operationalization
1 European decent
0 Other
   a: Maori
   b: Pacific
   c: Asian

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g OLRC = -.03 ns Maori    (vs European) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g OLRC = +.00 ns Pacific  (vs European) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g OLRC = -.10 p < .10 Asian    (vs European)

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