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Correlational findings

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

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
Utilization of social support
Our Classification
Operationalization
Utilization of the social network is measured by 6 closed items where respondents indicate whether they had used contacts with natives in their social network to obtaining social support during the last four weeks in the following areas:
- expression of feelings
- social participation
- advice
- positive feedback
- material support
- physical assistance

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba r = +.51 p < .000 support by natives O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba Beta = +.08 ns O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba r = -.07 ns support by fellow immigrants O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-ba Beta = +.01 ns Beta controled for:
- Social network size
- Number of natives in the social network
- Number of immigrants in the social network
- Number of men in the social network
- Number of women in the social network
- Number of family members in the social network
- Number of non-family members in the social network
- Perceived availabilty of emotional support
- Perceived availability of informative support
- Perceived availability of material support
- Perceived need for social support
- Perceived sufficiency of social support provided by natives
- Perceived sufficiency of social support provided by immigrants
- Satisfaction with emotional support by natives
- Satisfaction with emotional support by immigrants
- Satisfaction with informative support by natives
- Satisfaction with informative support by immigrants
- Satisfaction with material support by natives
- Satisfaction with material support by immigrants
- Perception of ethnic prejudice
- Gender
- Age
- Time living in the country