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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
Occupational status
Our Classification
Distribution
Range: 0-1; Unemployed: M:0,03; SD:0,16; employed: M: 0,63; SD: 0,48; school: M: 0,27; SD: 0,44
Operationalization
a Retired (reference)
b Unemployed
c School

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-11-j Beta = +.28 p < .10 none Employed         (vs. retired) O-HL-u-sq-n-11-j Beta = -.02 ns none Unemployed       (vs. retired) O-HL-u-sq-n-11-j Beta = +.09 ns none School            (vs. retired)

Betas controlled for:
- time spent on social network sites
- time spent on internet (other)
- time spent on online games
- gender
- age
- marital status
- education
- year dummies

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