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Correlational findings

Study Simoes et al. (2009): study PT 2001

Public:
Adolescents, Portugal, 2001-02
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6109
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Teachers administered the self-completion of questionnaires in school classroom.

Correlate

Authors's label
Body satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on two questions:
a Think about body:
1:much too thin
2:a bit too thin
3:about right
4:a bit too fat
5:much too fat.

b change body.

c diet
1:no, weight fine
2:no, need to lose
3:no, need to put on
4:yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-t Beta = +.08 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- family
- family affluence
- friends
- psychological symptoms
- school
- class mates
- life satisfaction
- teachers
- physical symptoms
- food intake
- physical activity
- risk behaviours
- social competency