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Correlational findings

Study Oswald & Powdthavee (2007a): study DE 2002

Public:
Adults, general public, Germany, 2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 24000
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 currently weigh?
Distribution
M=25,2 SD=4,3
Operationalization
BMI is calculated as the weight divided by the height squared.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.03 p < .01 B uncontroled O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.02 p < .01 B (-0,24) controled for:
- gender
- age
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.02 p < .01 B (-015) additionally controled for:
- marital status
- occupation (employed, retired, homemaker, student)
- disability
- looking after home
- homeownership
- household size
- regional dummies
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.01 p < .01 B (-.010) additionally controled for:
- household income