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Correlational findings

Study Hernandez Plaza et al. (2005): study ES 2000 /1

Public:
Moroccan immigrants, Spain, 2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100
Non Response:
Assessment:
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

Correlate

Authors's label
Time living in the country
Our Classification
Operationalization
Time living in the country was measured by one open item ("How long have you been living in Spain")
For current analysis, this variable was re-cathegorized in three levels:
1. Less than 2 years
2. Between 2 and 6 years
3. More than 6 years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba DM = + 1 less than 2 years:     M = 1,65; SD = 0,79
2 between 2 and 6 years: M = 1,69; SD = 0,87
3 more than 6 years:     M = 1,86; SD = 0,91
O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba r = +.08 ns O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba Chi² = .59 ns O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba MW = 2021 ns Comparison between
1 less than 2 years: M = 1,65; SD = 0,79
2 between 2 and 6 years: M = 1,69; SD = 0,87
O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba MW = 737 ns Comparison between
1 less than 2 years: M = 1,65; SD = 0,79
3 more than 6 years: M = 1,86; SD = 0,91
O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba MW = 1717 ns Comparison between
2 between 2 and 6 years: M = 1,69; SD = 0,87
3 more than 6 years: M = 1,86; SD = 0,91