Findings on happiness in Cunado & Pérez de Gracia (2012): study ES 2008

Publication
Author(s)Cunado, J.; Pérez de Gracia, F.
TitleDoes Media Consumption Make Us Happy? Evidence for Spain.
SourceJournal of Media Economics, 2012, Vol.25, 8 - 34
URLhttps://doi.org/10.1080/08997764.2012.651052
DOIdoi:10.1080/08997764.2012.651052
Investigation
Public15+ aged, general public, Spain, 2008
Last assesment2009
Survey nameEU-ESS 4: 2008
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingY
Respondents N =2563
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textHow happy are you? 1. not happy at all 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. absolutely happy
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-n-10-i
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication12,15
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.637.37
Standard deviation1.631.81


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Age and age squaredA04abCurrent age (in years)
Education and education squaredE01ab02Level of school-education
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
HealthH13ab02Self ratings of mental health
IncomeI01ab01Personal income
Main activityE02abCurrent employment status
Main activityR14abCurrent status: retired or not, also classified as above ↑
Main activityE02ab01Full-time home maker, also classified as above ↑
Main activityS01ac01aInvolved in schooling or not, also classified as above ↑
Main activityE02ab04Not in labour force, also classified as above ↑
Main activityE02ab03Unemployed involuntary, also classified as above ↑
Marital statusM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
Time watching tvA02ac13TV watching, radio listening
Time watching tvL03ac02lTv watching, radio listening, also classified as above ↑