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Studies

Putri (2015): study NL Rotterdam 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Putri, N.S.A
Title:
Happy Amenities: The Influence of Proximity to Urban Amenities on the Happiness Levels of Residents in Rotterdam
Source:
Master thesis International Housing Institute (IHS) Erasmus University Rotterdam,

Investigation

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

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
happiness
Page in publication:
23, 31
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.08 -
SD:
0.40 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Proximity to all types of Amenities Availability of amenities in vicinity Proximity to nearest clothing and fashion amenities Clothing shops in vicinity Proximity to neareset computer and electronics amenities Computer and electronics shops in vicinity Proximity to cultural amenities Cultural facilities in vicinity Proximity to daily supply amenities Daily necessity shops in vicinity Proximity to financial amenities Financial services in vicinity Proximity to healthcare amenities Health care in vicinity Proximity to home supply amenities Home supply shops in vicinity Proximity to horeca Bars and restaurants in vicinity Proximity to recreational amenities Leisure facilities in vicinity Proximity to transportation hub Transport facilities in vicinity Proximity to vehicle services Vehicle shops in vicinity Crime rate Safety in vicinity