Findings on happiness in Tsurumi et al. (2018): study JP Tokyo 2014

Publication
Author(s)Tsurumi, T; Imauji, A.; Managi, S.
TitleGreenery and Subjective Well-Being: Assessing the Monetary Value of Greenery by Type.
SourceEcological Economics, 2018, Vol. 148, 152 - 169
URLhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921800917309503
Investigation
Public20-83 aged, general public, Tokyo, Japan, 2014
Collect period26-09-2014
Last collect period26-09-2014
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability stratified sample
 Sample stratified by population by area, gender, age, income level, and education
Respondents N =2758
 Of the 5057 invited individuals (cohorts of a survey company) 3124 individual reacted positively. After controlling for inconsistencies 2758 respondents remained.
Non Response38%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time? 10 best possible 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 worst possible life This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
ClassificationC-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication154
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.196.19
Standard deviation2.302.30


Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life as a whole? 1 very dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 neutral 6 7 8 9 10 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cc
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication154
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean5.735.73
Standard deviation2.032.03


Full textSelfreport on single question: In general terms, how happy do you feel with your life? 10 very happy 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 very unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-g-sq-n-11-b
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication154
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean5.775.77
Standard deviation2.432.43


Full textSelfreport on feelings during activities in the previous day (Day Reconstruction Method) A worried B rushed C irritated or angry D depressed E tense or stressed F calm or relaxed G enjoying Rated: 1 not at all 2 a little 3 very much Computation: (A+B+C+D+E)/5 - (F+G)/2
ClassificationA-AB-yd-mq-v-3-a
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication154
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean0.55
Standard deviation1.18


Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Ageshow  Current age (in years)
Agreablenessshow  Agreeable
Chronic illnessshow  Chronic illness
Community participationshow  Current total social participation
Concientiousnessshow  Conscientious
Contract workershow  Tenure (vs flex contracts)
Educationshow  Level of school-education
Experience of crime in neighbourhoodshow  Safety in vinicity
Experience of crime in neighbourhoodshow  Victim of crime, also classified as above ↑
Extraversionshow  Extraverted
Flkoor square per personshow  Surface of house
Happiness (Affect Balance)show  A-AB by C-BW
Happiness (Cantril ladder)show  A-AB by C-BW
Happiness (Cantril ladder)show  O-HL by C-BW, also classified as above ↑
Happiness (Cantril ladder)show  O-SL by C-BW, also classified as above ↑
Happiness (Life satisfaction)show  O-HL by O-SL
Happiness (Subjective happiness)show  O-HL by A-AB
Happiness (Subjective happiness)show  O-HL by C-BW, also classified as above ↑
Happiness (Subjective happiness)show  O-HL by O-SL, also classified as above ↑
Homemakershow  Full-time home maker
Houshold incomeshow  Household income
Lifelog learningshow  Studying
Maleshow  Sex (male vs female)
Marital statusshow  Married state (compared to non-married states)
Neuroticismshow  Neurotic
Number of people who can be relied onshow  Sources of current support
Operness to experienceshow  Open
Participation in electionsshow  Voting
Proximity to greeneryshow  Local nature
Retiredshow  Current status: retired or not
Satisfaction with access tp greeneryshow  Local nature
Self-employedshow  Self employed
Unemployedshow  Unemployed involuntary