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Correlational findings

Study Pierewan & Tampubolon (2014a): study ZZ Europe 2002

Public:
16+ aged general public, EU nations, 2004- 2010
Survey name:
EU-ESS 1-4: 2002-2010
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Interaction unemployment and internet density
Our Classification
Operationalization
Interaction effect of unemployed * internet density
Unemployment:
1 Unemployed
0 Employed/self-employed

Internet density :
the percentage of households with internet connection per region in Europe
the percentage

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a b = + ns         b          se
2004  +.01 (ns)  0.021
2006  -.00 (ns)  0.023
2008  +.01 (ns)  0.011
2010  +.05 (ns)  0.019

b controlled for:
- frequency internet use
- social life
  - social contacts
  - social support
  - trust
- health
- socio-demographics
  - age
  - sexe
  - education
  - income
  - marital status
  - employment status
Regional characteristics:
  - internet density

Similar results obtained with a logistic regression