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Correlational findings

Study BCS (2010): study ZZ World samples 2005

Public:
18+ aged, general public, World, 2005
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 35000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Accessed internet
Our Classification
Operationalization
' assessed internet'
full question not reported

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.10 p < .01 B controlled for:
- demographics:
  - gender
  - age, age squared
  - education
  - income
  - size of town

Unaffected by additional control for
- watched TV
- employement status
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.06 p < .10 B additionaly controlled for:
- sense of freedom and control

Stronger among:
- women (B interaction terms +.15)
- lower educated (B interaction = -.012)
- lower incomes (B interaction = -.09)

IT assess is associated with a larger increase in a sense of freedom and control (+.15) than that observed earlier for its effect on the scale of life satisfaction (+.10)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a =