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Studies

Pierewan & Tampubolon (2014a): study ZZ Europe 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Pierewan, A.C.; Tampubolon, G.
Title:
Internet Use and Well-Being Before and During the Crisis in Europe.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 119, 647 - 662

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged general public, EU nations, 2004- 2010
Survey name:
EU-ESS 1-4: 2002-2010
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 100000
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:
well-being
Page in publication:
651-3

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Frequency internet use Time on internet
Trend behavioral correlates of happiness
Access to internet
Time spend on internet
Trend happiness 2004-2010 Trend average happiness in European Union Interaction unemployment and internet density Unemployed involuntary Social meeting Current friendship network Social support Perceived availability of social support
Perceived opportunities for contacts
Trust Trust in people Health Self ratings of mental health Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Internet density Access to internet
Trend environmental correlates of happiness
Internet penetration in region
Marital status MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS Education Level of school-education Employment status