Findings on happiness in Arampatzi et al. (2018): study NL 2012

Publication
Author(s)Arampatzi, E.; Burger, M.; Novik, N.
TitleSocial Network Sites, Individual Social Capital and Happiness.
SourceJournal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 99 - 122.
URLhttps://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs10902-016-9808-z.pdf
Investigation
Public15-44 aged, internet users, The Netherlands, 2012-2013
Last assesment2013
Survey nameNL-LISS 2012-2013
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
 Merged samples of waves 2012 and 2013
Respondents N =1944
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: On the whole, how happy would you say you are? 10 totally happy 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 totally unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-n-11-j
Author's labelHappiness
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.49
Standard deviation1.21


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Contact with familyF03ab02Contacts with relatives
Contact with friendsF06acCurrent contacts with friends
EducationE01ab02Level of school-education
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
Household incomeI01ab03Household income
Married vs. singleM02aa01Married vs never married
Occupational statusR12abCurrent status: retired or not
Occupational statusS01ac01aInvolved in schooling or not, also classified as above ↑
Occupational statusE02ab03Unemployed involuntary, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with social contactsS06ac04bSatisfaction with amount of personal contacts
Separated/divorced/widowed vs. singleM02abNon-married states (compared mutually)
Social lonelinessM14ac05aFeeling lonely (vs not)
Social lonelinessS10ab02Sources of current support, also classified as above ↑
Time per week spent on social network sitesL03ac02fInternet, social media
Time per week spent on social network sitesA02ac04bSocial media, also classified as above ↑
Time per week spent on social network sitesI04ab04bfSocial media, also classified as above ↑
Time per week spent on social network sitesI04ab03aTime on internet, also classified as above ↑
Time per week spent on social network sitesT01ad06bTime spend on social media, also classified as above ↑
Time spent on internet (other)A02ac04bSocial media
Time spent on internet (other)T01ad06bTime spend on social media, also classified as above ↑
Time spent on online gamesL03ac02dGaming
Time spent on online gamesA02ac04Internet use, also classified as above ↑
Time spent on online gamesI04ab03aTime on internet, also classified as above ↑
Trust in peopleT04ab02Trust in people