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Correlational findings

Study Kolotkin & Crosby (2002): study US 1997

Public:
18+aged, overweight, USA, 199?.
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 494
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Participants reveived US $10 for participation

Correlate

Authors's label
Physical functioning
Our Classification
Operationalization
IWQOL-Lite (Kolotkin & Crosby, et. al, 2001)
11 items on physical function sub-scale, rated with respect to the past week, on a five point scale from 'always true' to 'never true'.  Higher scores indicate poorer quality of life.  A typical item is: 'Because of my weight I have trouble picking up objects'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QLS-u-sq-v-5-a r = +.44 p < .001