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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
Distribution
N1: 15.6%, N2: 53.7, N3: 43.3%
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