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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
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