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Correlational findings

Study Oosterhof (2008): study NL 2005

Public:
12+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2005
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2204
Non Response:
11%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
And content analysis of diaries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Amount of hours television
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Little
2 Average
3 Much

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OR =       UNHAPPY (vs happy)  VERY HAPPY (vs happy)
      observed controlled observed   controlled
Much    1,92*   1,68*      1,12       1,05
Average 1       1          1          1  
Little  1,23    1,14       1,10       1,12

Control variables are:
- situation
- family stage
- urban living environment
- self reported health
- self reported stress
* = p<.05