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Correlational findings

Study Cornelisse-Vermaat (2005): study NL 2001

Public:
18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2551
Non Response:
76,6%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Overweight
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. Overweight:    Body Mass Index =>25
2. Normal weight: Body Mass Index < 25

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DM = +.17 p < .05 Native Dutch (N=697)
Overweight:     Mean 7,47  SE:0,08
Normal weight:  Mean 7,64  SE:0,07
Difference          +0,17
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DM = +.25 p < .05 Surinames/Antilleans (N=687)
Overweight:     Mean 7,22  SE:0,08
Normal weight:  Mean 7,47  SE:0,07
Difference          +0,25
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DM = +.24 p < .05 Maroccans (N=423)
Overweight:     Mean 7,26  SE:0,11
Normal weight:  Mean 7,50  SE:0,09
Difference          +0,24
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DM = .00 ns Turks (N=676)
Overweight:     Mean 7,10  SE:0,08
Normal weight:  Mean 7,10  SE:0,08
Difference          +0,00
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a Beta = +.01 ns Normal weight (vs. overweight)
Beta controlled for
-gender
-ethnic groups
-education
-age
-smoking
-self-reported health
-marital status
-having children
-working hours
-household income
-total outsourcing expenditures
-total household and caretime
-homeownership
-living in urbanm area
-unemployment
-religious affiliation