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Studies

Tan & Tan (1986): study US 1984

Publication

Author(s):
Tan, A.S.; Tan, G.K.
Title:
Television Use and Mental Health.
Source:
Journalism Quarterly, 1986, Vol. 63, 106 - 113

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1984
Sample:
Probability cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 446
Non Response:
Not reported
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
Direct closed question, telephone interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Lead item not reported.
Response options:
7  happy
6
5
4
3
2
1  unhappy
(Originally scored on a horizontal scale)
Classification:
O-H?-?-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Happy
Page in publication:
109

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Mass media use Current leisure time Television viewing Tv watching, radio listening Age Current age (in years) Income Current income level (unspecified)