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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
Spousal weight
Our Classification
Operationalization
BMI of spouse
a: normal: BMI <25 (reference)
b: overweight: 25<= BMI<30
c: obese: BMI >=30

1: applies
0: does not apply

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a r = -.51 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a b = - Man overweight, woman normal (vs both normal)
- women b = -.11 (01)
- men   b = -.03 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a b = - Man obese, woman not overweight (vs both normal)
- women b = -.18 (01)
- men   b = -.24 (01)
O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a b = - Man non-overweight, woman overweight (vs both normal)
- women b = -.23 (01)
- men   b = -.22 (01)
O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a b = - Man overweight, woman not overweight (vs both normal)
- women b = -.11 (01)
- men   b = -.03 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a = Man overweight, woman overweight (vs both normal)
- women b = -.10 (05)
- men   b = -.05 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a b = Man obese, woman overweight (vs both normal)
- women b = -.28 (01)
- men   b = -.27 (01)
O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a b = - Man normal, woman obese (vs both normal)
- women b = -.51 (01)
- men   b = -.35 (01)
O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a b = - Man overweight, woman obese (vs both normal)
- women b = -.25 (01)
- men   b = -.08 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a Beta = - Man obese, woman obese (vs both normal)
- women b = -.25 (01)
- men   b = -.17 (05)

Beta's controlled for:
- partner's height
- interaction between own and partner's height
- age
- age squared
- income(log)
- education
- householdsize
- legal arrangement
- work status
- waves
- region