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Correlational findings

Study Mayol & Pénard (2017): study FR 2013

Public:
15+ aged, Facebook users, France, 2013
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's Label
Income
Our Classification
Distribution
Low: M=.20, SE=.40; medium: M=.44, SE=.50; high: M=.36; SE=.48
Operationalization
a Selfreport on single question:
    1 Low income
    2 Medium income (reference)
    3 High income
b Selfreport on single question on sufficiency of income:
"Do you think that your living conditions are:
  - 'very difficult or difficult' (low income)
  - 'just sufficient to support your lifestyle' (medium income)
  - 'comfortable' or 'very comfortable' (high income)
1 Yes
0 No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-7-a b = -1.3 p < .01 LOW INCOME O-SLu-u-sq-v-7-a b = +.98 p < .01 HIGH INCOME

b's controlled for:
- sociodemographic characteristics:
  - age
  - gender
  - social status
  - household size

- b not significantly affected by additional control for:
  - offline sociability
    - volunteer
    - off line sociability
    - cultural outings
    - friends
  - online sociability
    - 'interactiveuse': regular interactive use of Facebook
    - 'passiveuse': looking at walls of friends on Facebook without interactions