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Studies

Chen et al. (2005): study JP 1999

Publication

Author(s):
Chen, X.; Hamanishi, S.; Sekine, M.
Title:
Associations of Lifestyle Factors with quality of life (QOL) in Japanese children: a 3-year follow-up of the Toyama Birth Cohort Study.
Source:
Health & Development, 2005, Vol. 31, 433 - 439

Investigation

Public:
9-10 aged children followed 3 years, Japan 1999-2002
Survey name:
JP-Toyama Birth Cohort Study
Sample:
No sample: full population
Respondents:
N = 7794
Non Response:
14,4%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How have things been going for you during the past 4 weeks?
4  very well
3  pretty good
3  good and bad parts about equal
2  pretty bad
1  bad
Classification:
O-QOL-cm-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Quality of life
Remarks:
Item in COOP questionnaire
Page in publication:
435

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Breakfast eating Earlier health-behavior
Change in health-behavior
Earlier nutrition
Change in nutrition
Breakfast (or not)
Preference for physical activity Earlier attitude to sporting
Change attitude to sporting
Frequency of physical activity Earlier health-behavior
Change in health-behavior
Earlier frequency of sporting
Earlier time use
Change in time use
Change frequency of sporting
Television viewing Earlier life-style behavior
Change in life-style
Earlier time use
Change in time use
Change in TV watching
Earlier TV watching
Bedtime Earlier health-behavior
Change in health-behavior
Earlier life-style
Change in life-style
Earlier time use
Change in time use
Earlier bedtime
Change bedtime
Sleep duration Earlier health-behavior
Change in health-behavior
Earlier life-style
Change in life-style
Earlier time use
Change in time use
Earlier amount of sleep
Change in amount of sleep
Video game playing Earlier gaming
Change in gaming