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Correlational findings

Study Lengyel et al. (2009): study CA 2000

Public:
80+ aged World War II veterans, Canada 2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1630
Non Response:
1345
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
The survey was mailed in May 2000, and again in July 2000, to all living members of Manitoba Follow-Up study.

Correlate

Authors's label
Consumption of grain products
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on question: How often do you NOW eat…grain products
1 not at all
2 rarely
3 most days
4 every day
5 every meal

Recoded
Daily (4+5)
Mostly (3)
Rarely (1+2)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-t OR = 1.46 p < .001 Daily (vs mostly) CI95[1,16-1,85] O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-t OR = 1.95 p < .06 Daily  (vs rarely) CI95[0,96-3,96] O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-t OR = 1.33 p < .428 Mostly  (vs rarely) CI95[0,65-2,72]

OR's slightly lower after control for:
- socio-demographic characteristics
  - age
  - ever smoked
  - marital status
  - living arrangement
- health
  - mental health
  - physical health
  - earlier hear disease