Findings on happiness in Nie et al. (2015): study CN 2010

Publication
Author(s)Nie, P.; Nimrod, G.; Sousa-Poza, A.
TitleInternet Use and Subjective Well-Being in China.
SourceHohenheim Discussion Papers, 2015, 07-2015, 1 - 48
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/117332
Investigation
Public16-60 aged, internet users, China, 2010
 56% male, mean age 31.4, 71% employed, 65% married, 73% in urban areas
Collect period2010
Survey nameCN-CFPS 2010
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
 Covering 25 provinces the sample represents 95% of the Chinese population.
Respondents N =4686
 Total N=45.290 individuals. This analysis is limited to 4.686 internet users.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksAlso published in: Social Indicators Research (2017) 132:489-516
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Are you satisfied with your life? 1 very dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 very satisfied Labels of intermediate response options not reported
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication6
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.42
Standard deviation0.99


Full textSelfreport on single question: How happy are you? 5 very happy 4 3 2 1 very unhappy Labels of other response options not reported
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-v-5-m
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication7
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean4.03
Standard deviation0.90


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Importance of internet use for various purposesA02ad02aReasons for internet use
Internet useI04ab03aTime on internet
Internet useT01ad04Time spend on internet, also classified as above ↑
Internet use indicatorsL03ac02fInternet, social media
Internet use indicatorsI04ab03aTime on internet, also classified as above ↑
Internet use indicatorsT01ad04Time spend on internet, also classified as above ↑
Internet use participationI04ab03Use of internet
Number of broadband access terminalsR02ab03Internet penetration in region
Number of broadband access terminalsL10ab02Internet penetration in vinicity, also classified as above ↑
Selfreported healthH14ab02Self-perceived health
Summed determinantsS15abSummed effects of current individual conditions (micro level)