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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
Smartphone use
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question:
" Do you use your mobile phone to surf the web?"
1 Yes
0 No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-n-11-a Beta = +.22 p < .01 Beta's controlled for:
- time spent with friends
- gender
- education
- employment
- marital status
- volunteering
- religiousness

When controlling for 'time with friends: at least once a week' instead of all categories beta=+.15 (p<.01).
When controlling for 'time with friends: more than once a week' instead of all categories beta=+.10 (p<.01).
O-SL?-?-sq-n-11-a b-iv = +12 p < .01 b-iv= +12.8

b-iv controlled for:
- availibility of 4G network
- satisfaction with friends
- time spent with friends
- interaction effects