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Correlational findings

Study Pettay (2008a): study US 2006

Public:
University students, Illinois, USA, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 796
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
BMI
Our Classification
Distribution
1: 4%, 2: 66%, 3: 21%, 4: 9%
M= 17.29, SD=6.27
Operationalization
[weight/height squared ] x 703
Body weight in pounds and height in inches
1: underweigt
2: normal weight
3: overweight
4: obese

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-u-mq-v-5-bc r = -.16 p < .01 Cross-national All M-CO-u-mq-v-5-bc r = -.12 p < .05 Cross-national Males only M-CO-u-mq-v-5-bc r = -.20 p < .01 Cross-national Females only M-CO-u-mq-v-5-bc Beta = -.14 p < .001 Cross-national All
rpc controled for other health behaviors
- stress mnagement
- BMI
- Physical activity
M-CO-u-mq-v-5-bc rpc = -.15 none All
rpc controled for other health behaviors
- stress mnagement
- BMI
- Physical activity