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Correlational findings

Study Amit & Litwin (2010): study IL 2006

Public:
50+aged immigrants, Israel, 2005-2006
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 930
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Activities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport of
a: voluntary or charity work
b: caring for a sick or disabled adult
c: providing help to family, friends or neighbors;
d: participationin a sport or social club
e: participation in a religious organization
f: participation in a political or community-related organization

Scores on this variable ranged
from 0 to 6.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-4-g r = +.19 p < .01 O-SL?-?-sq-v-4-g Beta = +.10 p < .01 Beta controled for:
- immigration history
  - continent or origin
  - language proficiency in Hebrew
- background
  - gender
  - marital status
  - income
  - education

  - selfrated health