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Correlational findings

Study Rotondi et al. (2016): study IT 2016

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Italy, 2016
Survey name:
IT MHS 2010-2014
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 144809
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Time spent with friends
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question:
"How often in your free time do you meet your friends?"
6 Every day
5 More than once a week
4 Once a week
3 Less than 4 times per month
2 Few times per year
1 Never

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-n-11-a Beta = +.12 p < .01 ALL O-SL?-?-sq-n-11-a Beta = +.28 p < .01 AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK O-SL?-?-sq-n-11-a Beta = +.21 p < .01 MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK

Beta's controlled for:
- smartphone use
- gender
- education
- employment
- marital status
- volunteering
- religiousness

Less positive among users of smartphone for web searches: interactions significantly negative
O-SL?-?-sq-n-11-a b-iv = +.90 ns