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Correlational findings

Study VanPraag et al. (2010): study IL 2006

Public:
20+ aged general population, Israel, 2006
Survey name:
IL-ISS 2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6218
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Origin
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on three questions:
a) Country of birth: ..
b) Father's country of birth: ..
c) Mother's country of birth: ..

Classified as:
1: Migrants
    A) Former USSR
          a) first generation immigrant
          b) second generation immigrant
    B) Ashkenazi Jews (Jews from European and American countries)
         a) first generation immigrant
         b) second generation immigrant
    C) Sephardi Jews (Jews from North-African and Middle-Eastern
         countries)
         a) first generation immigrant
         b) second generation immigrant
0: Non-migrants

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = -.06 ns FORMER USSR MIGRANTS (vs natives)
First generation

Effect is significant when excluding health as control variable.
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = +.03 ns Second generation O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = -.09 ns ASHKENAZI MIGRANTS   (vs natives)
First generation

Effect is significant when excluding health as control variable.
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = +.04 ns Second generation O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = -.10 p < .05 SEPHARDI MIGRANTS    (vs natives)
First generation
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = -.03 ns Second generation

B's controlled for:
- log age and log age squared
- log family size
- degree of religiosity
- log family size*degree of religiosity
- log income
- education
- marital status
- years in Israel
- Hebrew fluency
- health
- employment status
- place of interview
- time of interview