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Correlational findings

Study Angel & Angel (1992): study US 1988

Public:
65+aged, Hispanics, United States, 1988
Survey name:
National Survey of Hispanic Elderly 1988
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2019
Non Response:
20%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
Respondents were given their choice of English or Spanish as the interview language.

Correlate

Authors's label
Social activities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on involvement in three groups of social activities within the last 2 weeks:
1: Going to group events
2: Going to church
3: Getting together socially with friends and neighbors

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-aa Beta = -.34 p < .01 Going to church O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-aa Beta = -.33 p < .01 Getting together socially with friends and neighbors

Beta's controlled for
- age
- Gender
- age at migration
- origin
- income
- education
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-aa Beta = -17 ns Going to group events

B controlled for
- Adolescence
- Early adulthood
- Middle adulthood
- Late adulthood
- Cuban American
- Puerto Rican
- 71-79 years
- 80+ years
- Female
- $5,500 or less
- $5,501- $15,000
- Missing income
- Grade school
- High school
- Church
- Friends