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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
Fast food frequency
Our Classification
Operationalization
How often do you eat out (fast food/takeout)?
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 Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-cy-mq-v-5-d Beta = - p < .001 positive affect:  Beta =  -.05 (<.001)
negative affect:  Beta =  +.05 (<.001)

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

Similar among males and females