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Correlational findings

Study Nie et al. (2015): study CN 2010

Public:
16-60 aged, internet users, China, 2010
Survey name:
CN-CFPS 2010
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4686
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Internet use indicators
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
"How many days per week on average do you use  . . . . during non-vacation time?":
a QQ (Chinese chatting platform)
b MSN
c Email
d Blog
e Social networking site( Facebook, etc.)
f   Search engine
g Game website
h Business website

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j OPRC = +.03 ns MSN USE O-HL-u-sq-v-5-m OPRC = -.12 p < .10 OPRC's controlled for:
- age
- interaction effects age*MSN
- gender
- employment state
- education
- marital status
- income
- urban/rural
- selfreported health
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j OPRC = +/- ns MSN USE by AGE

                  OPRC   p<.
20-29             -.16   ns
30-39             -.15   ns
40-49             -.05   ns
50-60             +.01   ns
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-m OPRC = - p < .01                   OPRC   p<.
20-29             -.77   01
30-39             -.80   01
40-49             -.90   01
50-60             -.86   01

OPRC's controlled for:
- interaction effect MSN use x age
- gender
- employment state
- education
- marital status
- income
- urban/rural
- selfreported health
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j OPRC = - ns MSN USE by INTERACTION EFFECTS MSN USE x AGE

                  OPRC   p<.
MSN use x 20-29   -.02   ns
MSN use x 30-39   -.02   ns
MSN use x 40-49   -.03   ns
MSN use x 50-60   -.05   ns
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-m OPRC = +                   OPRC   p<.
MSN use x 20-29   +.12   05
MSN use x 30-39   +.12   05
MSN use x 40-49   +.15   01
MSN use x 50-60   +.14   05

OPRC's controlled for:
- age
- gender
- employment state
- education
- marital status
- income
- urban/rural
- selfreported health
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j OPRC = -.06 p < .01 MSN USE BY GENDER (MALE) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-m OPRC = -.13 p < .01 OPRC's controlled for:
- age
- interaction effect MSN use x age
- employment state
- education
- marital status
- income
- urban/rural
- selfreported health
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j OPRC = -.04 ns MSN USE BY BEING EMPLOYED O-HL-u-sq-v-5-m OPRC = -.05 ns OPRC's controlled for:
- age
- interaction effect MSN use x age
- gender
- education
- marital status
- income
- urban/rural
- selfreported health
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j OPRC = +/- ns MSN USE by EDUCATION LEVEL

                  OPRC   p<.
Illiterate (ref.)
Primary school    -.12   ns
Middle school     +.03   ns
High school       +.10   ns
Vocational school +.08   ns
University        +.10   ns
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-m OPRC = +                   OPRC   p<.
Illiterate (ref.)
Primary school    +.08   ns
Middle school     +.58   01
High school       +.61   01
Vocational school +.54   01
University        +.59   01

OPRC's controlled for:
- age
- interaction effect MSN use x age
- gender
- employment state
- marital status
- income
- urban/rural
- selfreported health
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j OPRC = +/- MSN USE by MARITAL STATUS

                  OPRC   p<.
Not married (ref.)
Married           +.04   10
Living together   -.03   ns
Divorced          -.03   ns
Widowed           ?      ?
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-m OPRC = +/-                   OPRC   p<.
Unmarried (ref.)
Married           +.18   01
Living together   +.49   05
Divorced          -.18   ns
Widowed           ?      ?

OPRC's controlled for:
- age
- interaction effect MSN use x age
- gender
- employment state
- education
- income
- urban/rural
- selfreported health
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j OPRC = + p < .01 MSN USE by INCOME LEVEL

                  OPRC   p<.
1st ladder (ref.)
2nd ladder        +.07   01
3rd ladder        +.12   01
4th ladder        +.20   01
5th ladder        +.30   01
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-m OPRC = +                   OPRC   p<.
1st ladder (ref.)
2nd ladder        +.06   01
3rd ladder        +.12   10
4th ladder        +.15   10
5th ladder        +.24   01

OPRC's controlled for:
- age
- interaction effect MSN x age
- gender
- employment state
- marital status
- urban/rural
- selfreported health
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j OPRC = +.00 ns MSN USE by URBAN LIVING O-HL-u-sq-v-5-m OPRC = +.06 ns OPRC's controlled for:
- age
- interaction effect MSN x age
- gender
- employment state
- marital status
- income
- selfreported health
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j OPRC = + MSN USE by SELFREPORTED HEALTH

                  OPRC   p<.
Healthy (ref.)
Fair              -.05   01
Relative unhealthy-.04   ns
Unhealthy         -.11   01
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-m =                   OPRC   p<.
Healthy (ref.)
Fair              -.05   ns
Relative unhealthy-.14   ns
Unhealthy         -.40   01

OPRC's controlled for:
- age
- interaction effect MSN x age
- gender
- employment state
- marital status
- income
- urban