Correlational findings

Study Leviatan (2004): study IL 2004

18+ aged, general public, living in Kibbutzim, Israel, 2004
N = 4700
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)


Authors's Label
psychological commitment to one's Kibbutz life
Our Classification
M=3.28, SD=.99
Selfreport on 4 questions on
- trust in Kibbutz future
- choosing again Kibbutz life if given such a choice
- selecting Kibbutz life (from a list of possible different kinds of life) as the most desired
- recommending Kibbutz life to a young, loved, person

Rated 1 (highest 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 = +.42 p < .001 O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = +.17 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- satisfaction with one's Kibbutz life
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = +.16 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- satisfaction with fit of Kibbutz life to own aspirations an abilities
- satisfaction with feeling of "belonging" and "at home" in Kibbutz
- satisfaction with material standard
- satisfaction with work domain
- satisfaction with social relations
- community values
- collectivistic values
- individualistic values
- gender
- years of formal education
- age
- holding central office during the last five yers
- psychological commitment to one's Kibbuz life