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Rosmond & Lapidus (1996): study SE Göteborg 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Rosmond, R.; Lapidus, L.
Title:
Mental Distress, Obesity and Body Fat Distribution in Middle-Aged Men.
Source:
Obesity Research, 1996, Vol.4, 245 - 252

Investigation

Public:
Middle-aged men, Sweden, 1992
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 1302
Non Response:
20,1 %
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Are vyou in general satisfied with your present life situation?
1  not at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely
Classification:
O-SLS-g-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Degree of life satisfaction
Page in publication:
246
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.7%,   2: 4.1%,   3: 8.6%,   4: 15%,   5: 27.6%,   6: 28.5%,   7: 11.4%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.88 6.47
SD:
1.53 2.55

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding body mass index Body Mass Index (BMI) Waist/hip circumference ratio Morphological characteristics