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Correlational findings

Study Lissitsa & Chachashvili-Bolotin (2016): study IL 2003

Public:
20+ aged general pubic, Israel, 2003-2012
Survey name:
IL AnnualSocialSurveysIsrael 2003-2012
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 73523
Non Response:
20%
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Internet use and social media
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
"Did you use a computer during the last 3 months for:
a - searching for information
b - e-mail
c - discussion groups and communications
d - games
e - buying products?"

1 Users
0 Non-users

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f Beta = +.02 p < .01 b's and Beta's controlled for:
- age group
- immigrant
- Arab ethnicity
- gender
- marital status
- urban/rural
- religiosity
- family income
- education
- number of children
- employment
- frequency meeting friends
- feeling lonely
- health condition
- health problems
- other froms of internet use

No significant interaction effects between wave of data and internet use
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f b = +.09 p < .05 All uses (including non-users) O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f b = -.02 ns Seeking information O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f Beta = -.01 ns O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f b = +.06 p < .01 e-mail O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f Beta = +.05 p < .01 O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f b = -.01 ns discussion groups and communication O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f Beta = .00 ns O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f b = .00 ns games O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f Beta = .00 ns O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f b = +.03 p < .01 Online shopping O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f Beta = +.06 ns