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Studies

Lengyel et al. (2009): study CA 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Lengyel, C.O.; Oberik Blatz, A.K.; Tate, R. B.
Title:
The Relationships Between Food Group Consumption, Self-Rated Health, and Life Satisfaction of Community-Dwelling Canadian Older Men: The Manitoba Follow-Up Study
Source:
Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly, 2009 Vol. 28, 158-173

Investigation

Public:
80+ aged World War II veterans, Canada 2000
Sample:
Non-probability purposive 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.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How would you describe your satisfaction with life in general at present......?
1  bad
2  poor
3  fair
4  good
5  excellent
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-t
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Page in publication:
161, 162
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.3%,   2: 1.8%,   3: 9.8%,   4: 53.6%,   5: 34.5%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.20
SD:
0.71

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Consumption of vegetables and fruits What one eats Consumption of grain products What one eats Consumption of meat products What one eats Consumption of milk products What one eats