Findings on happiness in Lesani et al. (2016): study IR Tehran 2011

Author(s)Lesani, A.; Javadi, M.; Mohammadpoorasl, A.
TitleEating Breakfast, Fruit and Vegetable intake and their Relation with Happiness in College Students.
SourceEating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 2016, Vol. 21, 645 - 651
DOIDOI: 10.1007/s40519-016-0261-0
PublicMedical students, Teheran, Iran, 2011
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =541
 Total of 1086 students
Non Response50,18%
AssesmentInterview: computer assisted (CAPI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 3 questions A I feel that life is very rewarding B I am well satisfied about everything in my life C I am very happy Rated 1 strongly disagree 2 3 4 5 6 strongly agree Computation: (A+B+C)/3 Items in Oxford happiness Questionnaire (OHIQ)
Author's labelhappiness
Page in publicationPersonal Communication 1
RemarksData provided on request by the author. Findings presented by WDH team on range 1-6, dividing averages on range 3-18 by 3.
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.022.04

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Body mass indexB03ac01caBody Mass Index (BMI)
Breakfast eatingN15ab05When one eats
Cigarette smokingS13ab08Use of tobacco
Food patternN15ab03How often one eats
Fruits consumption (per day)H12ab01Healthy eating
Fruits consumption (per day)N15ab04What one eats, also classified as above ↑
Having a defined diseaseH14abCurrent general health status
Hookah smokingS13abCurrent use of stimulants
Marital statusM02aa01Married vs never married
SexeG01aaSex (male vs female)
Socio-economic statusS09abCurrent socio-economic status
Stress experience in last 6 monthsH15ab03Current stress
Vegetables consumption (per day)H12ab01Healthy eating
Vegetables consumption (per day)N15ab04What one eats, also classified as above ↑
Year of educationS01aa03Current stage in school-career