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Correlational findings

Study Diener & Tay (2015): study ZZ 2005 /1

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 164 nations, 2005-2013
Survey name:
Gallup World Poll 2005-2013
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1229431
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Have television
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question:
"Does your home have a television?"
1 Yes
0 No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = +.61 AVERAGE happiness by AVERAGE television possession in nation C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c rpc = +.43 rpc controlled for average household income in nation C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = +.13 p < .01 CHANGE AVERAGE happiness by CHANGE PERCENTAGE TV POSSESSION in 163 nations 2006-2013