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Studies

Arampatzi et al. (2018): study NL 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Arampatzi, E.; Burger, M.; Novik, N.
Title:
Social Network Sites, Individual Social Capital and Happiness.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 99 - 122.

Investigation

Public:
15-44 aged, internet users, The Netherlands, 2012-2013
Survey name:
NL-LISS 2012-2013
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1944
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

On the whole, how happy would you say you are?
10 totally happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-j
Author's label:
Happiness
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.49
SD:
1.21

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Time per week spent on social network sites Social media
Time on internet
Social media
Internet, social media
Time spend on social media
Contact with friends Current contacts with friends Contact with family Contacts with relatives Satisfaction with social contacts Satisfaction with amount of personal contacts Social loneliness Feeling lonely (vs not)
Sources of current support
Time spent on internet (other) Social media
Time spend on social media
Time spent on online games Time on internet
Gaming
Trust in people Trust in people Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Occupational status Unemployed involuntary
Current status: retired or not
Involved in schooling or not
Married vs. single Married vs never married Separated/divorced/widowed vs. single Non-married states (compared mutually) Household income Household income Education Level of school-education