Findings on happiness in Pierewan & Tampubolon (2014a): study ZZ Europe 2004

Publication
Author(s)Pierewan, A.C.; Tampubolon, G.
TitleInternet Use and Well-Being Before and During the Crisis in Europe.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 119, 647 - 662
DOIDOI: 10.1007/s11205-013-0535-0
Investigation
Public15+ aged, general public, Europe, 2004-2010
Last assesment2010
Survey nameEU- ESS 2004-2010
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingY
Respondents N =150000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
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 publication651-652
RemarksUnweighed mean computed by WDH-team from 2004, 2006 and 2008 means
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.09
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Happiness trendE03ab01aTrend in general public
Internet densityI04ab02Access to internet
Internet densityR02ab02Internet penetration in region, also classified as above ↑
Internet densityE03ae02Trend environmental correlates of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Internet useI04ab02Access to internet
Internet useA02ac04Internet use, also classified as above ↑
Internet useI04ab03aTime on internet, also classified as above ↑
Internet useT01ad04Time spend on internet, also classified as above ↑
Internet useE03ae01Trend behavioral correlates of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Internet useI04ab03Use of internet, also classified as above ↑