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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
What one eats
Our Classification
Operationalization
a: Never eat red meat    
b: Never eat fish
c: Drink low-fat or skim milk
d: Avoid fatty foods)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d b-fix = ns Never red meat     b-fix = +.20 CI95[–.16,+.55]
Never fish         b-fix =–+.09 CI05[–.20,+.02]
Low-fat, skim milk b-fix = –.04 CI95[–.12,+.04]
Avoid fatty foods  b-fix = –.05 CI95[–.12,+.01]

b-fix controled for:
- CHANGE daily consumption of fruits and vegetables
- CURRENT
  - socio-demographics
    - age
    - income
    - education
    - marital status
    - employment
  - number of young children in household
  - exercise regularly
  - long-term health condition
  - BMI