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Correlational findings

Study Gschwandtner et al. (2015): study GB 2012

Public:
16+ aged, general public UK, 2012
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 31946
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Interviews and self completion form

Correlate

Authors's label
Smoking
Our Classification
Operationalization
0  never smoked
1 smoked at age 16, but given up
2  smoked from age 16 and still smokes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - s Smoked at age 16, but stopped (vs never smoked)
- males     -.19 (01)
- females   -.03 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - p < .01 Smoked at age 16, still smokes(vs never smoked)
- males     -.65 (01)
- females   -.59 (01)


b's controled for:
- age
- own education
- household income
- marital status
- employment status
- ethnicity
- region
- health behavior
  - daily consumption of fruits and vegetables
  - days walk
  - sporting