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Correlational findings

Study Leviatan (2004): study IL 2004

Public
18+ aged, general public, living in Kibbutzim, Israel, 2004
Sample
Respondents
N = 4700
Non Response
30%
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction of material standard of living
Our Classification
Error Estimates
α=.74
Distribution
M=3.09, SD=.79
Operationalization
Selfreport on 5 questions on satisfaction with aspects of Kibbutz life
- material standard of living- level of housing
- level of consumption
- current economic state
- future economic security

Rated 1 (higest or most positive) to 5 (lowest or least positive)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a r = +.41 p < .001 O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a rpc = +.14 p < .05 rpc controlled for:
- satisfaction with one's Kibbutz life
- psychological commitment to one's Kibbutz life
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = +.21 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- satisfaction with fit of Kibbutz life to won aspirations an abilities
- satisfaction with feeling of "belonging" and "at home" in Kibbutz
- satisfaction with work domain
- satisfaction with interpersonal relationships in Kibbutz
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = +.20 p < .05 Beta additionally controlled for:
- community values
- collectivistic values
- individualistic values
- gender
- years of formal education
- age
- holding central office during the last five yers
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = +.14 p < .05 Beta additionally controlled for:
- satisfaction with one's Kibbutz life
- psycholoical commitment to one's Kibbutz life