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Correlational findings

Study Mujcic & Oswald (2016): study AU 2007

Public:
18+ aged general public, Australia, followed 3 years 2007-2009
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 12385
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Face to face interviews and self completion questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Alcohol consumption
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport of alcohol consumption
1:  never, no longer, rarely  (reference)
2:  1 or 2 days per week
3:  2 or 3 days per week
4:  3 or 4 days per week
5:  5 or 6days per week
6:  every day

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d b-fix = - ns 2 or 3 d/mo  b-fix = –.01 CI95 [–.11, +.09]
1 or 2 d/wk  b-fix = +.02 CI95 [–.09, +.14]
3 or 4 d/wk  b-fix = –.03 CI95 [–.17, +.10]
5 or 6 d/wk  b-fix = –.04 CI95 [–.20, +.12]
Every day    b-fic = –.14 CI95 [–.34, +.06]

b-fix controled for:
- CHANGE daily consumption of fruitsd and vegetables
- CURRENT
  - socio-demographics
    - age
    - income
    - education
    - marital status
    - employment
  - young children in household
  - nutrition behavior
    - eat breakfast regularly
    - never eat red meat
    - never eat fish
    - avoid fatty foods
  - health behavior
    - non smoker
    - exercise regularly
  - long-term health condition
  - BMI