Correlational findings

Study Hernandez Plaza et al. (2004): study ES 2000

Moroccan immigrants, Spain, 2000
N = 100
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face
Face to face interviews were conducted by the first author of this article, with the collaboration of seven Moroccan mediators who translated the questions into Arabic when necessary and gave access to the sample


Authors's label
Perception of rejection
Our Classification
One single item: "As Moroccan, do you feel rejected by the native population?", with a 7-point answering format, from 1-not rejected to 7-totally rejected
For current analysis, this variable was re-cathegorized in two levels:
1. Low perception of rejection: Between 1 and 3
2. High perception of rejection: Between 5 and 7

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba DM = - 1 low   : M = 2,49; SD = 1,09
2 high  : M = 1,54; SD = 0,69
O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba F = 7.12 p < .009 Univariate analysis of variance, main effect
Controlling for:
- gender
- age