Findings on happiness in Leviatan (2004): study IL 2004

Publication
Author(s)Leviatan, U.
TitleBelief in Values and Their Perceived Realization as Determinants of Quality of Life. The Case of Kibbutz Members.
SourceGlatzer, W.; Von Below, S.; Stoffregen, M.; Eds.: "Challenges for Quality of Life in the Contemplorary World", Kluwer, 2004, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 271 - 294
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, living in Kibbutzim, Israel, 2004
 members of 29 kibbutzim
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability cluster sample
 underrepresentation of 18-25 and 65+ aged
Respondents N =4700
Non Response30%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "....... satisfaction with life ....." (full question not reported) 5 very satisfied 4 satisfied 3 don't know/satisfied 2 don't know/not satisfied 1 disappointed in life
ClassificationO-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
explained varianceS15ab37Socio-demographic + life-appraisals + personality
Expression of community valueC07acAttitudes to communal living
Expression of community valueV02aa01fEgalitarianism, also classified as above ↑
expression of individualistic valuesV02ab05Economical values
expression of individualistic valuesV02aa01eIndividualism (vs collectivism), also classified as above ↑
expression of individualistic valuesV02aa01cMaterialism, also classified as above ↑
expression of individualistic valuesL07ab08Object of life-goals, also classified as above ↑
expression of individualistic valuesV02ab03Work values, also classified as above ↑
Expressions of collectivistic valuesC07acAttitudes to communal living
Expressions of collectivistic valuesV02aa01eIndividualism (vs collectivism), also classified as above ↑
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
Holding Central OfficeL02abCurrent leadership behavior
Holding Central OfficeO01abCurrent occupation, also classified as above ↑
Holding Central OfficeL02ab02Taking leading roles, also classified as above ↑
psychological commitment to one's Kibbutz lifeC07acAttitudes to communal living
Satisfaction of material standard of livingP12acAttitudes to one's possessions
Satisfaction with ability fitC07acAttitudes to communal living
Satisfaction with ability fitV05abCurrent success in values, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with ability fitV04adValue-environment fit, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with feeling of belonging to KibbutzC07acAttitudes to communal living
Satisfaction with one's Kibbutz lifeC07acAttitudes to communal living
Satisfaction with social relationsC07acAttitudes to communal living
Satisfaction with social relationsS06ac04cSatisfaction with quality of personal contacts, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with Value RealizationC07acAttitudes to communal living
Satisfaction with Value RealizationV05abCurrent success in values, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with work domainC07acAttitudes to communal living
Satisfaction with work domainO01ad01bSatisfaction with career, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with work domainW05ad02fSatisfaction with company, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with work domainW05ad02eSatisfaction with work conditions, also classified as above ↑
Years of studyE01ab02Level of school-education