Rae & Lonborg (2015): study US Washington 2014
- Rae, J.R.; Lonborg, S.D.
- Do Motivations for Using Facebook Moderate the Association between Facebook Use and Psychological Well-Being?
- Frontiers in Psychology, 2015, online, 1 - 9
- 18+ aged undergraduate students, Facebook users, Seattle, USA, 2014
- Survey name:
- Unnamed study
- Non-probability chunk sample
- N = 119
- Non Response:
Once registered fort he study, potential participants were redirected to the online survey service Qualtrics where they were presented with the IRB approved information sheet that contained the contac tinformation of both authors, study information, and participant rights as well as the survey items for this study. Prior to completing any study materials,all participants indicated that they understood the risks and wished to participate in the research. Participation wa sanonymous; as such, no identifying information was collected and credit was automatically awarded at the completion of the survey. Course credit was awarded for participation.
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
How happy, satisfied, or pleased have you been with your personal life during the past month?
1. Extremely happy, could not have been
more satisfied or pleased
2. Very happy most of the time
3. Generally satisfied, pleased
4. Sometimes fairly satisfied, sometimes fairly dissatisfied
5. Generally dissatisfied, unhappy
6. Very dissatisfied, unhappy most of the time
Reverse scores for happiness calculation
Item in Mental Health Inventory 38 (RAND-MOS, 1983)
- Author's label:
- Life satisfaction
- Page in publication:
- Observed distribution
- Summary Statistics
- On original range 0 - 0 On range 0-10
- 4.26 -
- 1.00 -