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Correlational findings

Study Clark & Etile (2009): study DE 2002

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2002,2004,2006
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 19899
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
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Correlate

Authors's label
Own body weight
Our Classification
Operationalization
Body Mass Index:
0 Underweight BMI<18.5
1 Healthy weight 18.5 2 Overweight 25 3 Obesitas BMI>30

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a DM = - Highest life satisfaction:
- Women: around BMI=20.
- Men:   around BMI=25.

Under and above these values life satisfaction drops.