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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
TV hours/day
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of TV hours per day

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a D% = - p < .001 Happiness           hours/day
- very               2.7
- somewhat           2.9
- not happy          3.5
difference very/not -0.8  (.001)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a = -.10 ns O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = -.10 ns Beta controlled for:
- age
- education
- marital status