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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 friends
Our Classification
Operationalization
Contacts the one (ggod) you most often talk to.
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 = +.03 ns ßL standardized direct path coefficient in a LISREL-model, controlled for perceptions of US-life, contacts with relatives, socioeconomic status and immigration generation. Also involved in the model are positive and negative affect.
               
M-AO-u-mq-*-0-a Beta-L = +.10 ns ßL standardized direct path coefficient in a LISREL-model, controlled for contacts with relatives, perceptions of US-life, immigration- generation and socioeconomic status. Also involved in the model are cognitive well-being and negative affect.
                        
O-Sum-u-mq-*-11-b r = +.07 p < .05 Immigrants from Western Europe M-AO-u-mq-*-0-a r = +.12 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 = +.12 p < .01 Immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe