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Correlational findings

Study Ford et al. (2013): study ZZ Anglo-America 2002

Public:
30+ aged, Adventist church atendees, North America 2002-2007
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9255
Non Response:
45%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Fresh fruits
Our Classification
Remarks
Assessd usung Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ), which contains a list of 200 food items. Fresh fruits are: Grapes in season and out of season, plum in season and out of season, appricot in season, cantaloupe in season and out of season, strawberry in season and out of season, blueberry in season and out of season, cherry in season and out of season, persimmons in season, apples, oranges, grapefruits, bananas, fruit salad fresh. Intake expressed in standard servings in grams Food intake was energy adjusted using the residual method
Distribution
Males: 168, females 171
Operationalization
Selfreported  intake of fresh fruits during the last year
1  never or rarely
2  1-3 times per month
3  1-6  times per week
4  1-4 times per day

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-cy-mq-v-5-d Beta = + p < .001 none positive affect:  Beta = +.06(<.001)
negative affect:  Beta = -.03 (.001)

Beta's controled for:
- age
- gender
- ethnicity
- frequency of vigorous physical activity
- hours sleep
- total energy intake
- use of alcohol

Stronger positive among females