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Studies

Lissitsa & Chachashvili-Bolotin (2016): study IL 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Lissitsa, S.; Chachashvili-Bolotin, S.
Title:
Life Satisfaction in the Internet Age - Changes in the Past Decade.
Source:
Computers in Human Behavior, 2016, Vol. 54, 197 - 206

Investigation

Public:
20+ aged general pubic, Israel, 2003-2012
Survey name:
IL AnnualSocialSurveysIsrael 2003-2012
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 73523
Non Response:
20%
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how satisfied are you with your life.....?
4  very satisfied  
3  somewhat satisfied  
2  somewhat dissatisfied  
1  very dissatisfied.
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Weighed mean 2003-2012 computed by WDH-team. 20-64 aged: M=3,17; 65+ aged: M=2,91
Page in publication:
200
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.12 7.07

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Internet use Use of internet Internet use and social media Usages of internet for ..
Information seeking
Social media
Internet, social media
Gaming
E-mail
on internet
Buying
Use of internet
Age group Young versus old Immigrants Ethnic status in Israel
Time since migration
Arabs Ethnic status in Israel Gender Sex (male vs female) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Locality Sub-urban (vs urban) Religiosity Religion in nation Family income Household income Education Current education Number of children Number of children Employment Current employment status Frequency of meeting/talking to friends Current number of friends Feeling lonely Feeling lonely (vs not) Overall health condition Self ratings of mental health Health problems Self ratings of mental health Trend in internet use Time trend of happiness in age categories