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Table 1 The association between selecting a male or female body type as the prettiest/most handsome and their selection with regard to questions about happiness

From: Does obesity rule out happiness? Preschool children’s perceptions of beauty-related happiness

Questions Which woman is the prettiest? Which man is the most handsome?
girls boys girls boys
χ2 p V χ2 p V χ2 p V χ2 p V
Which woman/man has the most friends? 33.48  < .001 0.23 17.04 .002 0.16 57.09  < .001 0.29 41.74  < .001 0.24
Which woman/man earns the most money? 33.88  < .001 0.23 65.02  < .001 0.30 51.31  < .001 0.28 52.89  < .001 0.27
Which woman/man is the happiest? 115.31  < .001 0.42 77.04  < .001 0.33 67.59  < .001 0.32 117.32  < .001 0.41
Which woman/man is the smartest? 3.54 n.s 0.07 1.37 n.s 0.04 25.93  < .001 0.20 8.64 n.s 0.11
Which woman/man is the nicest? 22.58  < .001 0.19 13.43 .009 0.14 22.69  < .001 0.19 38.65  < .001 0.23
Which woman/man works in the coolest place? 54.34  < .001 0.29 60.24  < .001 0.29 34.76  < .001 0.23 51.63  < .001 0.27