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Studies

Steyaert (2009): study NL 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Steyaert, A.
Title:
De Invloed van Online en Ofline Sociale Relaties op ons Leefritme en Geluk. ( The Impact of Online and Offline Social Relations on Liferhythm and Happiness.)
Source:
Leefritme Kennis Centrum, 2009, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
General public, aged 15+, The Netherlands
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Semi-probability sample
Respondents:
N = 1286
Non Response:
34%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How happy do you feel at the moment?
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
(Labels not reported)
Classification:
M-FH-m-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
40
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0.1%,   3: 0.4%,   4: 1%,   5: 2.6%,   6: 6.3%,   7: 27.4%,   8: 46.6%,   9: 12.5%,   10: 3.2%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.65 7.38
SD:
1.09 1.21

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Self-perceived intensity of social life Perceived intensity of social contacts Number of friends Current contacts Taking initiative in contacts Ability to maintain intimate contacts Time spend on social network sites Time spend on internet
Social media
Time on internet
Social media