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Correlational findings

Study Pinhey et al. (1997): study US Guam 1991

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Guam, USA, 1991
Survey name:
US-Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 398
Non Response:
29,6
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Overweight
Our Classification
Operationalization
Quetelet BMI, computed from selfreported weight and length.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a b = -.28 p < .05 B controled for
- ethnicity
- age
- sexe
- education
- income
- employement
- marital status
- parenthood

Effect more negative among
- Asians
- Filipino's
then among
- Chamorro's
- Micronesians