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Studies

Blanchflower et al. (2013): study GB Wales 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Blanchflower, D.G.; Oswald, A.J.; Stewart-Brown, S.
Title:
Is Psychological Well-Being Linked to the Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables?
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2013, Vol. 114, 785 - 801

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Wales, UK, 2007-2010
Survey name:
Welsh Health Survey
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 49972
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Interview ( face-to-face) and Questionnaire (paper)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How much of the time during the past 4 weeks have you felt happy?
5  all the time
4  most of the time
3  sometimes
2  rarely
1  never
-  don't know
-  don't remember

Part of 9 item ODIN Affect Balance Scale (A-AB/cm/mq/v/5/..)
Classification:
M-TH-cm-sq-v-5-b
Page in publication:
799
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.72
SD:
0.91

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Fruit and vegetable consumption What one eats Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Limited by a health problem/disability Restrictions in moving Number of days doing vigorous exercise Active involvement in sports Education Current education Occupation Involved in schooling or not
Current employment status
Full-time home maker
BMI Body Mass Index (BMI) Household location Region in UK Smoking Use of tobacco