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Correlational findings

Study Pierewan & Tampubolon (2014a): study ZZ Europe 2004

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Europe, 2004-2010
Survey name:
EU- ESS 2004-2010
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 150000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Internet density
Our Classification
Error Estimates
2004:SE=.004; 2006: SE=.001; 2008: SE=.001; 2010: SE=.002
Remarks
Data obtained from Eurostat regional statistics (Eurostat 2011)
Operationalization
% of the households per region where any member of the household has the possibility to access the internet from home.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a b = +.01 p < .01 2004 O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a b = +.03 p < .01 2006 O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a b = +.02 p < .01 2008 O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a b = +.04 p < .01 2010

b's controlled for:
individual characteristics:
- internet use
- interaction unemployed*internet use
- social meeting
- social support
- trust
- health
- gender
- age
- marital status
- education
- household income
regional characteristics:
- unemployment rate