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Correlational findings

Study Moodscope (2010): study US 2010

Public:
Users of a mood-tracking website,followed 3 months or more, USA, 2010
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5952
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
Repeated reports of daily mood, frequency as wished by the user

Correlate

Authors's label
Frequent use of mood-tracker
Our Classification
Operationalization
A: Repeated selfreport of daily mood on 20 questions:
    To what extent did you feel today,,
    a  nervous
    b  distressed
    c  afraid
    d  jittery
    e  irritable
    f  upset
    g  scared
    h  exiled
    i  ashamed
    j  guilty
    k  hostile
    l  active
    m  determined
    n  inspired
    o  enthusiastic
    p  alert
    q  attentive
    r  proud
    s  strong
    t  interested
    Rated
    1 not at all
    2
    3
    4
    5 very much

B Sharing of daily progress with one or more other users ' buddies' , maximally 5
    1:  yes
    0; no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-md-mqr-v-5-b DM = + FREQUENT users: at least 5 times a week, followed 3 months N = 215

                   Day 1  Day 90   D%sr
                   % sr   % sr
- with a budy      38,1   52,2     +14,0%
- without budy     35,2   47,9     +12,7%
A-AB-md-mqr-v-5-b DM = + FREQUENT users: at least 5 times a week, followed 6 months N = 83
                   Day 1  Day 180   D%sr
                   %sr    %sr
- with a budy      36,5   59,7     +23,2%
- without budy     37,7   56,6     +18,9%
A-AB-md-mqr-v-5-b DM = IN-FREQUENT users: <3 times a week, followed 3 months N = 14
                   Day 1  Day 90     D%sr
                   %sr    %sr
                   39,4   39,6      +0,2%