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Studies

Hermans et al. (2019): study NL 2016

Publication

Author(s):
Hermans, C.M.L.; DeVries, S.; Oppedijk, B.
Title:
Planten voor een Prima Binnenklimaat (Plants for an Excellent Indoor Climate)
Source:
Technical Report 2952, 2019, Wageningen University Evironmental Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
Office workers followed 3 years before and after placing plants in their workplace and controls, Netherlands 2016-2018
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 119
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
Workers received a questionnaire by e-mail at T1, T3, T4 and T5

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
lifesatisfaction
Page in publication:
165
Full text:
Selfreport on 12 questions:

Here are some words that people use to describe how they feel. How do these apply to you in the past week?
A  nervous
B  optimistic
C  blue
E  easy
F  down
G tranquil
H  stressed
I    sad
J  relaxed
K  uneasy
L  cheerful
M elated

Rated:
1  not at all
2  hardly
3  somewhat
4  completely

Computation: (B+E+G+J+L+M)/6 -(A+C+F+H+I+K)?^
Classification:
A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-k
Author's label:
Feelings
Page in publication:
158

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Plants in office Change in work-conditions