Online appendices for Mitchell, et al. The Geography of Happiness: Connecting Twitter sentiment and expression, demographics, and objective characteristics of place (2013). [PLoS ONE, 8(5): e64417] [arxiv link]

Appendix E

Correlating happiness and word use with obesity

Below is a scatter plot of happiness against obesity, for US cities in 2011 (figure 13 from the article). Mouse over points for the name of the city.

Below is the list of correlations between obesity and each word in the LabMT database. Click the headings to reorder the list by word, happiness, or correlation strength.