Findings on happiness in Yoo et al. (2014): study KR 2011

Author(s)Yoo, Y.S.; Cha, K.S.; Cho, O.H.
TitleAssociations between Overuse of the Internet and Mental Health in Adolescents.
SourceNursing and Health Sciences, 2014, Vol. 16, 193 - 200
DOIdoi: 10.1111/nhs.12086
Public12-19 aged, middle and high-school students, South Korea, 2011
Survey nameKR-KYRBWS-VI 2011
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =73238
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single question, ...felt happy during last two weeks.., (lead item not reported) 1 never 2 3 4 5 = very much
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication194
RemarksMean computed by WDH-team, assuming that the category Verymuch/much=4,5 and the category Slightly/never=1,5
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Scores in12345

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Gendershow  Sex (male vs female)
Internet overuseshow  Addicted to the internet
Internet overuseshow  Attitudes towards own internet use, also classified as above ↑