Findings on happiness in Boniel-Nissim et al. (2015): study CA 2009

Author(s)Boniel-Nissim, M.; Mazur, J.; Tabak, I.
TitleSupportive Communication with Parents Moderates the Negative Effects of Electronic Media Use on Life Satisfaction during Adolescence
SourceInternational Journal of Public Health, 2015, Vol. 60, 189-198
PublicStudents, aged 11-15, Canada, 2009-2010
 Students with wealthy parents were overrepresented (57,2%)
Last assesment2010
Survey nameHBSC 2009/2010
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents N =15919
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Questionnaire was filled in in the classroom
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Lead item not reported. [ 10 ] best possible life [ 9 ] [ 8 ] [ 7 ] [ 6 ] [ 5 ] [ 4 ] [ 3 ] [ 2 ] [ 1 ] worst possible life Name: Cantril's self anchoring Ladder rating of life (modified version)
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication191
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Ageshow  Current age (in years)
Computer use per dayshow  Time on internet
Electronic media use with friendsshow  Internet, social media
Family affluenceshow  Parents wealth
Family structureshow  Living with parents
Gendershow  Sex (male vs female)
Supportive communication with parentsshow  Closeness to parents