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Correlational findings

Study Putri (2015): study NL Rotterdam 2009

Public:
13+ aged general public, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2009
Survey name:
NL-Rotterdam Leisure Survey 2009
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4422
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
the research mainly used primary data from rotterdam leisure survey and secondary data from Rotterdam smart city planner.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Proximity to recreational amenities
Our Classification
Remarks
Data fo r2012 on amenities in neighborhood taken from Retail Buisiness Database. Distance from respondents home(zip-code)assessed using GIS.
Distribution
M=4.0.63, 3:2.3, 2:4.73,1:7.81
SD: 4:2.73,3:5,2:7.42,1:9.60
Operationalization
Proximity to local recreational amenities
4  300 meters
3. 600 meters
2. 900 meters
1. 1200 meters

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a b = -.00 p < ..01 b controled for:
- Ethncity
- Number of respondents
- Gender
- Age
- Paid job
- Household Composition

All resdents: -.00006   (ns)
Dutch:        -.00009  (.01)
Non-Dutch:    +.00004   (ns)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = - AVERAGE happiness in neighbourhood by proximity to recreational amenities

high happiness        575 meters
moderate happiness    807 meters
low happiness         492 meters
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = level of happiness based on number of recreational within 300m:

- high happiness=         1   units
- moderate happiness=     1  units
- low happiness=          1  units