Correlational finding on Happiness and Famly life style
Subject code: L09ab02b

StudyDuimel (2007): study NL 2005
TitleTieners en Geluk: Liever een Leven Online dan een Gezinsleven? ( Teenage Happiness: Link with Familylife and Life On-Line.)
SourceSchnabel, P.; Ed.: "Veel Geluk in 2007", Social Cultural Planning Office, 2007, The Hague, Netherlands, 130 - 135
PublicTeenagers, Netherlands, 200?
SampleProbability simple random sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =1561

Correlate
Author's labelspecific activities together with at least one parent
Page in Source 132
Our classificationFamly life style, code L09ab02b
Operationalization
Selfreported activities together with parents:
-having breakfast/dinner
-watchting tv
-talking

1= less than once a week
2= at least once a week

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SQL-c-sq-n-10-aDM=+
Breakfast together with parent(s)
1: M =        7,5
2: M =        7,9
Difference   +0,4
O-SQL-c-sq-n-10-aDM=+
Supper together with parent(s)
1: M =        7,2
2: M =        7,7
Difference   +0,5
O-SQL-c-sq-n-10-aDM=+
TV-watching together with parent(s)
1: M =        7,4
2: M =        7,8
Difference   +0,4
O-SQL-c-sq-n-10-aDM=+
Average activities together with parent(s)
1: M =        7,5
2: M =        7,8
Difference   +0,3
O-SQL-c-sq-n-10-aDM=+
Talking with parent(s)
1: M =        7,5
2: M =        7,9
Difference   +0,4


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SQL-c-sq-n-10-aSelfreport on single question:

All things considered, how would you rate your own quality of life today on a scale of 1 to 10?
1 very poor
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 excellent


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
DMDIFFERENCE of MEANS
Type: descriptive statistic only.
Measurement level: Correlate: dichotomous, Happiness: metric
Range: depending on the happiness rating scale of the author; range symmetric about zero.

Meaning: the difference of the mean happiness, as measured on the author's rating scale, between the two correlate levels.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl