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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
Reading newspapers and magazines
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Little
2 Average (reference category)
3 Much

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OR = ns       UNHAPPY (vs happy)  VERY HAPPY (vs happy)
      observed controlled observed  controlled
Much    1,02     0,88       0,89       0,83
Average 1        1          1          1
Little  1,11     1,01       1,01       1,04

Control variable is:
- Reading books