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Studies

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

Publication

Author(s):
Ford, P.A.; Jaceldo-Siegl, K.; Lee, J.W.
Title:
Intake of Meditteranean Foods Associated with Positive and Low Negative Affect
Source:
Journal of psychosomatic research, 74 (2013) 142 - 148

Investigation

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

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 10 questions.

This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. As I read each item, I ask that you refer to your response card  an d tell me to wgat extent you have felt in that way during the past year :
A  excited
B  enthusiastic
C  alert
D  inspired
E  determined
F  distressed
G  scared
H  upset
I   nervous
J   ashamed

Answer options:  
1  not at all
2  a little
3  somewhat
4  quite a bit
5  very much

Negative affect score (NAS): F to J
Positive affect score   (PAS): A to G
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Shortened Watson's PANAS; Kiercher version
Classification:
A-BW-cy-mq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Affect
Remarks:
Affect Balance computed by WDH team
Page in publication:
144,145
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
173.00

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Fresh vegetables What one eats Fresh fruits What one eats Dairy What one eats Olive oil What one eats Nuts What one eats Fish What one eats Legumes What one eats Red meat What one eats Processed meat What one eats Sweets and desserts What one eats Soda What one eats Fast food frequency What one eats