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Correlational findings

Study Brown et al. (2015a): study ZZ OECD member states 2011

Public:
+18 aged, metropolitan areas in 5 OECD nations, 2011
Survey name:
INT-OECD household survey
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1964
Non Response:
>25%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
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Correlate

Authors's Label
land-use diversity
Our Classification
Remarks
Shanon-Weaver Index Data GIS
Distribution
M=1.20, SD=0.29
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Diversity in land use for
- housing
- recreation
- industry
- etc
within 5 km of residence

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-l-11-g OPRC = - p < .05 OPRC controled for:
- Social Economic Status (SES)
- Local characteristics:
  - green space fraction within 5 km)
  - distance to core (clostest quartile)
ORPC smaller if controled only for these varianles separately
O-SLW-c-sq-l-11-g OPRC = - p < .05 OPRC (-0.177) additionally controlled for:
- Regional characteristics
  - population density (1000 people per km2)
  - centralization
  - density of roads
OPRC lower if controled for centralization only
O-SLW-c-sq-l-11-g DM = +/- Different across major city in each of the 5 countries