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Studies

Lelkes (2012): study ZZ EU 27 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Lelkes, O.
Title:
Happier and Less Isolated: Internet Use in Old Age.
Source:
MPRA Paper no. 42546, 2012, Germany

Investigation

Public:
65+ aged, 26 European nations, 2010-2011
Survey name:
EU-ESS 5: 2010
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 11000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?
0  extremely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely happy
-    don't know
-    no answer
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
13
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays?
0  extremely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely satisfied
-    don't know
-   no answer
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
12,13

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Internet use intensity Internet, social media
Time on internet
Time spend on internet
Social meetings Current total social participation