Findings on happiness in Orben et al. (2019): study GB 2009

Publication
Author(s)Orben, A.; Dienlin, T.; Przybylskia, A. K.
TitleSocial Media's Enduring Effect on Adolescent Life Satisfaction
SourcePNAS, 2019, Vol. 116, 10226-10228
URLhttps://www.pnas.org/content/116/21/10226
DOIdoi:/10.1073/pnas.1902058116
Investigation
Public12-15 aged, UK, folowed 7 years 2009-2016
Last assesment2016
Survey nameUK-BHPS combined waves
 2009-2016
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =1699
 N varied by analysis whether full or imputed data were used.. Range: N=539-5.492; median=1.699
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport onsingle question: How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.. Your life overall? 1 not satisfied at all 2 3 4 5 6 7 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication10226
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Social media useI04aa01Earlier internet behaviour
Social media useI04aa03Later internet behaviour, also classified as above ↑
Social media useA02ac04bSocial media, also classified as above ↑
Social media useI04ab03aTime on internet, also classified as above ↑
Social media useT01ad06bTime spend on social media, also classified as above ↑