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Studies

Angel & Angel (1992): study US 1988

Publication

Author(s):
Angel, Jacqueline L.; Angel, R.J.
Title:
Age at Migration, Social Connections, and Well-Being among Elderly Hispanics.
Source:
Journal of Aging and Health, 1992, Vol. 4, 480-499

Investigation

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

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Would you way that you are....?
4  very satisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-aa
Author's label:
Life Satisfaction
Page in publication:
486

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Life course stage at migration Migration at young age
Migration generation
Hispanic ethnicity Ethnic status in the USA Age Age difference among elderly Gender Sex (male vs female) Household income Household income Missing income Later source of income
Negative/Zero income
Welfare
Education Level of school-education Social activities Participation in church
Current contacts with friends
Socializing