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Correlational findings

Study Ferre (2008): study UY 2007

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2007
Survey name:
ISSP 2007
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 801
Non Response:
35.1 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Body Mass Index
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreported weight and length.
Weight indicated by Body Mass index:
3 - %Normal (BMI<25)
2 - %Overweight (BMI>=25)
1 - %Obese (BMI>=30)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-f b = .01 ns B controlled for:
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
- age
- gender
- partner
- family size
- years education
- access to private health care
- sociable
- workaholic
- practice sports
- hours of leisure
- work hours (workers only)
- work hours quadratic (workers only)
- monthly home income
NEIGHBORHOOD
- distance to Promenade
- rooms
- bathrooms
- walls not in good condition
- roof not in good condition
- floor not in good condition
- kitchen exclusive for household
- access to running water system
- access to sewerage
- access to draining pipe
- sidewalks in OK concdition
- public street lighting
- many trees in block
- vandalism in neighborhood
- gangs in  neighborhood
- garbage problems in neighborhood
- pollution in neighborhood
SATISFACTION WITH LOCAL FACILITIES
- satisfaction with public parks and green areas
- satisfaction with public transportation
- satisfaction with public sports infrastructure
- high medium and high stratum area
- other areas

Workers: B=+.00
Nonworkers: B=+.00