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Correlational findings

Study Beals (1985): study US 1978

Public:
Immigrants from Europe, USA, 1978
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 844
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Contacts with relatives
Our Classification
Operationalization
Contacts with grown children or other relatives either in their or your home.
1: less than once a year
2: less than once a month
3: once time a month or more
4: once a week or more
5: almost daily

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-u-mq-*-11-b Beta-L = +.10 ns ßL standardized direct path coefficient in a LISREL-model, controlled for perceptions of US-life, contacts with friends, immigration generation and socioeconomic status.
Also involved in the model are positive and negative affect.
                          
M-AO-u-mq-*-0-a Beta-L = +.06 ns ßL standardized direct path coefficient in a LISREL-model, controlled for perceptions of US- life, contacts with friends, immigration- generation and socioeconomic status.
Also involved in the model are cognitive well-
being and negative affect.
                       
O-Sum-u-mq-*-11-b r = +.19 p < .01 Immigrants from Western Europe M-AO-u-mq-*-0-a r = +.16 p < .01 Immigrants from Western Europe O-Sum-u-mq-*-11-b r = +.10 p < .05 Immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe M-AO-u-mq-*-0-a r = +.00 ns Immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe