Findings on happiness in Lissitsa & Chachashvili-Bolotin (2016): study IL 2003

Publication
Author(s)Lissitsa, S.; Chachashvili-Bolotin, S.
TitleLife Satisfaction in the Internet Age - Changes in the Past Decade.
SourceComputers in Human Behavior, 2016, Vol. 54, 197 - 206
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2015.08.001
Investigation
Public20+ aged general pubic, Israel, 2003-2012
Last assesment2012
Survey nameIL AnnualSocialSurveysIsrael 2003-2012
 10 merged waves 2003-2012
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =73523
 Working age (20-64): N=61455; aged 65+: N=12068
Non Response20%
AssesmentInterview: computer assisted (CAPI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Overall, how satisfied are you with your life.....? 4 very satisfied 3 somewhat satisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 very dissatisfied.
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication200
RemarksWeighed mean 2003-2012 computed by WDH-team. 20-64 aged: M=3,17; 65+ aged: M=2,91
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.127.07
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Age groupA04ab01Young versus old
ArabsE04ab03jEthnic status in Israel
EducationE01abCurrent education
EmploymentE02abCurrent employment status
Family incomeI01ab03Household income
Feeling lonelyM14ac05aFeeling lonely (vs not)
Frequency of meeting/talking to friendsF06abCurrent number of friends
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
Health problemsH13ab02Self ratings of mental health
ImmigrantsE04ab03jEthnic status in Israel
ImmigrantsM07aa02Time since migration, also classified as above ↑
Internet useA02ac04Internet use
Internet useI04ab03Use of internet, also classified as above ↑
Internet use and social mediaI04ab04baBuying
Internet use and social mediaI04ab04bcE-mail, also classified as above ↑
Internet use and social mediaI04ab04bdGaming, also classified as above ↑
Internet use and social mediaI04ab04beInformation seeking, also classified as above ↑
Internet use and social mediaA02ac04Internet use, also classified as above ↑
Internet use and social mediaL03ac02fInternet, social media, also classified as above ↑
Internet use and social mediaC10ac01aon internet, also classified as above ↑
Internet use and social mediaI04ab04bfSocial media, also classified as above ↑
Internet use and social mediaI04ab04bUsages of internet for .., also classified as above ↑
Internet use and social mediaI04ab03Use of internet, also classified as above ↑
LocalityL14ab02cSub-urban vs urban
Marital statusM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
Number of childrenC03ab01Number of children
Overall health conditionH13ab02Self ratings of mental health
ReligiosityN02ab04Religiousness
Trend in internet useA04aeTime trend of happiness in age categories