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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
Public distress
Our Classification
Operationalization
IQOL-Lite (Kolotkin & Crosby, 2001)
Five items on a public distress, rated with respect to the last week on a five point scale from 'always true' to 'never true'.  Higher scored indicate poorer quality of life.  A typical question is: 'Because of my weight I experience ridicule, teasing, or unwanted attention'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QLS-u-sq-v-5-a r = +.43 p < .001