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Correlational findings

Study Liu et al. (2015a): study GB 1996

Public:
Female, aged 50-69, United Kingdom, 1996-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1300000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
At recruitment, and every 3-5 years subsequently women were posted a quaestionnaire asking about sociodemographic factors, lifestyle and health.

Correlate

Authors's label
Body mass index
Our Classification
Operationalization
BMI:
a: <25 (desirable) (reference)
b: 25-29.9 (overweight)
c: >=30 (obese)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-u-sq-v-4-d OR = 0/- p < .01 Overweight (vs.desirable): OR= 1.0
CI99[1.032-1.059]
Obese (vs.desirable):      OR= 0.9
CI99[0.929-0.965]

OR controlled for various factors (not reported)