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Studies

Cunado & Pérez de Gracia (2012): study ES 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Cunado, J.; Pérez de Gracia, F.
Title:
Does Media Consumption Make Us Happy? Evidence for Spain.
Source:
Journal of Media Economics, 2012, Vol.25, 8 - 34

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Spain, 2008
Survey name:
EU-ESS 4: 2008
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 2563
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
How happy are you?
1.   not happy at all
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.  absolutely happy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-10-i
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
12,15
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.63 7.37
SD:
1.63 1.81

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Time watching tv Tv watching, radio listening
TV watching, radio listening
Age and age squared Current age (in years) Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Health Self ratings of mental health Income Personal income Main activity Current employment status
Full-time home maker
Unemployed involuntary
Current status: retired or not
Involved in schooling or not
Not in labor force
Education and education squared Level of school-education Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states)