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Correlational findings

Study Schmeets (2001a): study NL 1998

Public:
15+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1998-2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 19000
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
internet available at home
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: internet not available at home
1: internet available at home

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a D% = + ns                       very happy   not happy

No internet at home       19%         3%
Internet at home          26%         1%

Difference disappears when controlled for
-income
-age
-availablity of technical equipment at home
-health