Findings on happiness in Lelkes (2012): study ZZ EU 27 2010

Publication
Author(s)Lelkes, O.
TitleHappier and Less Isolated: Internet Use in Old Age.
SourceMPRA Paper no. 42546, 2012, Germany
Investigation
Public65+ aged, 26 European nations, 2010-2011
Last assesment2011
Survey nameEU-ESS 5: 2010-11
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingY
Respondents N =11000
 Aged 65+: selected from general population sample (N=50.000)
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarks2 combined waves
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are? 0 extremely unhappy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 extremely happy - don't know - no answer
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication13
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays? 0 extremely dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 extremely satisfied - don't know - no answer
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication12,13
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Internet use intensityA02ac04Internet use
Internet use intensityL03ac02fInternet, social media, also classified as above ↑
Internet use intensityI04ab03aTime on internet, also classified as above ↑
Internet use intensityT01ad04Time spend on internet, also classified as above ↑
Social meetingsS08abCurrent total social participation