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Lee et al. (2011b): study KR 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Lee, G.; Kwon, S.; Lee, J.
Title:
Use of Social-Networking Sites and Subjective Well-Being: A Study in South Korea.
Source:
Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, 2011, Vol.14, 151 - 159

Investigation

Public:
University students, South Korea, 2011
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 217
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 25 questions:

A  Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding.
   a  In most ways my life is close to ideal
   b  The conditions of my life are excellent
   c  I am satisfied with my life
   d  So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
   e  If I could live my life over again, I would change nothing
   Answers rated:
   7  strongly agree
   6  agree
   5  slightly agree
   4  neither agree nor disagree
   3  slightly disagree
   2  disagree
   1  strongly disagree
   Name: Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)

B  Indicate to what extend you feel this way in general in your life:
   a nervous
   b  distressed
   c  afraid
   d  jittery
   e  irritable
   f  upset
   g  scared
   h  exiled
   i   ashamed
   j   guilty
   k  hostile
   l  active
   m determined
   n  inspired
   o  enthusiastic
   p  alert
   q  attentive
   r  proud
   s  strong
   t  interested
   Answer options:  
   1  very slightly or not at all
   2  a little
   3  moderately
   4  quite a bit
   5  extremely
   Affect Balance Score (ABS): (a-k) - (l-t) Name: Watson's PANAS

Computation: A+B
Classification:
M-AO---mq-*-124-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
152-153
Full text:
Selfreport on 10 questions.

This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and mark the appropriate answer in the space next to that word. Indicate how often you feel this way in the present.
A  upset
B  hostile
C  alert
D  ashamed
E  inspired
F  nervous
G  determined
H  attentive
I   afraid
J   active

Answer options:
1  never
2  
3
4  
5  always


Computation: (C=E+G+H+J)/5 - (A+B+D+F+I)/5

Name: Watson et al's PANAS, International short form I-PANAS-SF
Classification:
A-BW-c-mq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
Author reports scores for PA, NA and AB that do not match the PANAS scale (table 1):
PA= 33.85; NA=22.18; AB=11.87
Page in publication:
152-153

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Time/week on social network sites Time on internet Amount of self-disclosure Degree of self-disclosure
Self-disclosure on internet
Network size of social networking sites Social media
Number of 'friends' on social media
Social media
Economic resource Sufficiency of current income Extraversion Extraverted Neuroticism Neurotic (f48)
Neurotic
Usage period of social networking sites Time on internet
Social media
Social media
Time spend on internet
Summed determinants Socio-demographic + personality + social ties