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Correlational findings

Study Oswald & Powdthavee (2007a): study GB 2004

Public
Adults, United Kingdom, 2004
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
n.a.
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Body Mass Index Variable (BMI)
Our Classification
Remarks
Questions were: How tall are you? How many kilogrammes do you weigh?
Distribution
M=25.9 SD=4.7
Operationalization
BMI is calculated as the weight divided by the height squared.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.01 p < .01 B (-.009) uncontrolled O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.01 p < .01 B (-.0009) controled for:
- gender
- age
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.01 p < .01 B (-.007) additionally controled for:
- marital status
- occupation (employed, retired, homemaker, student)
- disability
- looking after home
- homeownership
- household size
- education dummies
- regional dummies
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.01 p < .01 B (-.008) additionally controled for:
- household income