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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
Importance of internet use for various purposes
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question:
"During the most recent nonvacation month, how important were the purposes below for your internet use?"
a Entertainment
b Study
c Work
d Social interaction
e Sharing innermost thoughts and feelings with internet friends
f  Seeking professional help from internet friends
g Diversion/distraction

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j OPRC = +/-                          OPRC  p<.
Importance of:
- Entertainment          +.01  ns
- Study                  +.07  01
- Work                   +.05  05
- Social interaction     -.01  ns
- Share thoughts         +.02  ns
- Emotional support      -.01  ns
- Professional help      +.04  ns
- Diversion/distraction  -.04  10
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-m OPRC = +/-                          OPRC  p<.
Importance of:
- Entertainment          -.02  ns
- Study                  +.16  01
- Work                   +.10  05
- Social interaction     -.02  ns
- Share thoughts         -.01  ns
- Emotional support      +.01  ns
- Professional help      +.08  ns
- Diversion/distraction  -.02  ns

Beta's controlled for:
- age
- interaction importance*age
- gender
- employment status
- marital status
- income
- education
- urban/rural
- selfreported health