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Studies

White et al. (2013): study GB 1991

Publication

Author(s):
White, M.P.; Alcock, I.; Wheeler, B.W.
Title:
Would You Be Happier Living in a Greener Urban Area? A Fixed-Effects Analysis of Panel Data.
Source:
Psychological Science, 2013, Vol. 24, 920- 928

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, followed 18 years 1991 - 2008
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 56574
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Greenspace: Generalised Land Use Database (GLUD)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Author's label:
Life-satisfaction
Page in publication:
923
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.20
SD:
1.27

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Green space % Local nature Water % Nature in region
Local nature
Average income Income level in vinicity Average employment Unemployment in vinicity Average education Educational level in vinicity Crime rate Safety in vinicity