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Correlational findings

Study Robinson & Martin (2008): study US 1972 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-2006
Survey name:
US-GSS 1972-2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5005
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Internet hours per week
Our Classification
Operationalization
Hours per week on internet

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a D% = - ns Happiness            hours
- very               6,3
- somewhat           6,5
- not happy          6,7
difference very/not -0,4 (ns)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a = -.02 ns O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = -.01 ns Beta controlled for:
- Personal characteristics
  - age
  - education
  - marital statis
- Time spend on other activities
  - contacts with relatives
  - contacts with neighbors
  - contacts with friends
  - bar visits
  - having sex
  - reading newspapers
  - tv watching
  - work
  - employment