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Correlational findings

Study Rosmond & Lapidus (1996): study SE Göteborg 1992

Public
Middle-aged men, Sweden, 1992
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Respondents
N = 1302
Non Response
20,1 %
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
body mass index
Our Classification
Distribution
Mean of BMI = 25,6 kg/m2  SD = 3,4
Operationalization
BMI = weight/height2
Both self reported

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLS-g-sq-n-7-a rs = -,07 p < .021 Dependent variable:    the body mass index
Independent variable:  degree of life satisfaction
O-SLS-g-sq-n-7-a b = ns B controlled for:
- Waist/hip circumference ratio (WHR)


P-value unaffected by additional controls for:
- smoking
- alcohol