Internet y su repercusión en la autopercepción individual del bienestar

J. Felix Lozano, Sabrina Femenia Mulet


Vivimos en una sociedad conectada, donde el uso de Internet ha crecido considerablemente en los últimos años, y se espera siga creciendo aún más a lo largo y ancho del mundo. Como consecuencia, está cambiando el modo en el que las personas nos relacionamos con los demás, pero también con nosotros mismos, e incluso nuestra propia percepción de nuestra propia identidad y bienestar.

El presente trabajo pretende analizar la influencia de determinados aspectos sociodemográficos en el uso de internet y su impacto en la percepción del bienestar de las personas.

Así, tomando los datos de la European Social Survey se ha analizado la relación entre el uso de internet y la percepción de bienestar- medida a través de autoevaluaciones de nivel de felicidad y satisfacción con la vida de las personas incluidas en la encuesta. Además, factores sociodemográficos tales como edad, género, nivel de ingresos o país también han sido evaluados. Tras aplicar distintos análisis estadísticos los resultados concluyen, entre otros, que las personas que no han utilizado  previamente internet incrementan su bienestar al incrementar su frecuencia de uso. . Y también que el uso de internet influye de forma distinta en las personas dependiendo de sus características sociodemográficas.  Se presentan los resultados y conclusiones adicionales para su discusión.

Palabras clave

Uso de Internet; Bienestar; sociodemográfico; ESS

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