Findings on happiness in Ambrey (2016): study AU 2001

Publication
Author(s)Ambrey, C.L.
TitleAn Investigation into the Synergistic Wellbeing Benefits of Greenspace and Physical Activity: Moving beyond the Mean.
SourceUrban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2016 Vol. 19, 7 - 12
URLhttp://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2016.06.020
Investigation
Public15+ aged, general public, Australia, 2001 - 2013
Collect period2013
Last assesment2013
Last collect period2013
Survey nameAU-HILDA combined waves
 Household-based panel study, started in 2001.
SampleProbability multi-stage random
 Selection of households in 488 Census Collection Districts (CD's), each consisting of approximately 200-250 households.
Respondents N =6082
 Residents, 1 respondent per household
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life? Again, pick a number between 0 and 10 to indicate how satisfied you are. 0 totally dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 totally satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d
Author's labelLife Satisfaction
Page in publication8
RemarksDistribution in quartiles: 0-7: 25%; 8: 25%; 9: 25%; 10: 25%.
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.90
Standard deviation1.40


Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Local greenspaceshow  Local nature
Physical activityshow  Physical activity