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Correlational findings

Study Arampatzi et al. (2018): study NL 2012

Public:
15-44 aged, internet users, The Netherlands, 2012-2013
Survey name:
NL-LISS 2012-2013
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1944
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Time per week spent on social network sites
Our Classification
Operationalization
Time spent on social network sites (x10h)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-11-j r = -.12 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-n-11-j Beta = -.02 ns Beta controlled for:
- time spent on internet (other)
- time spent on online games
- trust in people
- gender
- age
- employment status
- marital status
- education
- year dummies

Beta not significantly affected by additional control for:
- infrequent contact with friends
- infrequent contact with family
- satisfaction with social contacts
- social loneliness