Correlational finding on Happiness and subject: Summed effects of current individual conditions (micro level)

StudyRotondi et al. (2016): study IT 2016
TitleConnecting Alone: Smartphone Use, Quality of Social Interactions and Well-Being.
SourceWorking Paper: Politecno di Milano and University of Milan Bicocca, Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering (DIG), 2016, Italy
Public18+ aged, general public, Italy, 2016
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =144809

Correlate
Author's labelSummed determinants
Page in Source 5-7,9
Our classificationSummed effects of current individual conditions (micro level)
Operationalization
A Time spent with friends
B Smartphone use
C Gender
D Education
E Employment
F Marital status
G Volunteering activity
H Sporting activity
I   Religiuosness

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SL?-?-sq-n-11-aRČ=+.13 p < .01
A+B+C+D+E+F+G+H+I


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SL?-?-sq-n-11-aSelfreport on single question:

'......on general estimate of life-satisfaction...'
(full text not reported)
0 entirely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 fully satisfied


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
COEFFICIENT of DETERMINATION
Type: test statistic
Measurement level: Correlates: all metric, Happiness: metric
Range: [0; 1]

Meaning:
RČ = 0 « no influence of any correlate in this study has been established.
RČ = 1 « the correlates determine the happiness completely.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl