Findings on happiness in Rosmond & Lapidus (1996): study SE Göteborg 1992

Author(s)Rosmond, R.; Lapidus, L.
TitleMental Distress, Obesity and Body Fat Distribution in Middle-Aged Men.
SourceObesity Research, 1996, Vol.4, 245 - 252
DOIDOI: 10.1002/j.1550-8528.1996.tb00542.x
PublicMiddle-aged men, Sweden, 1992
 All men born during the first 6 months in 1944, living in Gothenburg, Sweden
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 The sample was obtained from the Revenue Office Register.
Respondents N =1302
Non Response20,1 %
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Are vyou in general satisfied with your present life situation? 1 not at all 2 3 4 5 6 7 completely
Author's labelDegree of life satisfaction
Page in publication246
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.532.55

Scores in1234567

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
body mass indexshow  Body Mass Index (BMI)
Waist/hip circumference ratioshow  Morphological characteristics