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Studies

Oswald & Powdthavee (2007a): study GB 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Oswald, A.J.; Powdthavee, N
Title:
Obesity, Unhappiness, and the Challenge of Affluence: Theory and Evidence.
Source:
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2007, Bonn, Germany

Investigation

Public:
Adults, United Kingdom, 2004
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 13000
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
British Household Panel
Page in publication:
15
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.20
SD:
1.30

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Body Mass Index Variable (BMI) Heigth
Weight