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Mayol & Pénard (2017): study FR 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Mayol, A.; Pénard, T.
Title:
Facebook Use and Individual Well-Being: Like Me to Make Me Happier!
Source:
Revue d'Ecenomie Industriel, 2017, Vol. 158, 101-127

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, Facebook users, France, 2013
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive-quota sample
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

I am satisfied with my life.
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  slightly disagree
4  neither agree, nor disagree
5  slightly agree
6  agree
7  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
109-110
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.3%,   2: 7.3%,   3: 10.1%,   4: 18.4%,   5: 19.8%,   6: 33.6%,   7: 5.9%   (total 99.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.68 6.13
SD:
1.55 2.59

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Social status Occupational level Household size Number of persons in household Income Sufficiency of current income Volunteer Voluntary work Offline sociability Visits to friends Cultural outings