Table 3. Mean result for each variable in each region and P value for t-test of difference between the regions.

 

Variable Maximum Pumicestone Douglas P value
Physical place attachment
10
7.86
8.92
0.0000
Social place attachment
10
6.80
8.11
0.0000
Place belonging
10
8.10
8.96
0.0000
Place commitment
10
8.01
8.47
0.0000
Place dependence
10
7.09
8.61
0.0000
Community involvement
10
4.61
4.35
0.1670
Social networks
10
7.39
7.76
0.0015
Social interaction
20
10.76
12.20
0.0000
Length of residence
-
12.31
15.52
0.0021
Average waterway condition
5
3.45
3.50
0.3191
Visits per waterway
365
15.36
24.72
0.0000
Trust
10
5.68
6.72
0.0000
Reciprocity
10
7.43
8.13
0.0000
Health limitations
10
8.28
8.90
0.0000
Health
6
4.38
4.71
0.0000
Quality of life
6
4.57
4.92
0.0000