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Correlational findings

Study Lohmann (2013): study ZZ 2005

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 57 nations, 2004-2009
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 53325
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Info source: internet
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: "People use different sources to learn what is going on in their country and the world. For each of the following sources, please indicate whether you used it last week or did not use it last week to obtain information:  
- internet and e-mail?"
1 yes
0 no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a Beta = +.44 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a OPRC = +.20 p < .01 Beta and OPRC controlled for:
- Internet:
   - Income*Internet
- Socio-economic:
   - Selfreported income
   - Age + age squared
   - Gender
   - Marital status
   - Employment status
   - Education
- Selfreported health
- Attitudes:
   - Honesty
   - Trust
   - Freedom
   - Family important
   - Friends important
   - Leisure important
   - Politics important
   - Work important
   - Religion important
- Country dummies

Stronger in the lower income bracket.