Findings on happiness in Warner et al. (2017): study US New England 2013

Author(s)Warner, R.M.; Frye, K.; Morrell, J. S.
TitleFruit and Vegetable Intake Predicts Positive Affect
SourceJournal of Happiness Studies,2017, Vol.18, 809 - 826
DOIDOI: 10.1007/s10902-016-9749-6
PublicStudents, New England, United States of America, 2013
Last assesment2014
Survey nameUnnamed study
 Online survey
SampleSampling not reported
Respondents N =1263
 2013= 144 Nutrition students and 634 Psychology students 2014= 492 Psychology students
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
 Diet screening questionnaire published by National Cancer Institute (NCI). The NCI 'All Day Fruit and Vegetable screener' is a public domain instrument.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 25 questions: A Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding. a In most ways my life is close to ideal b The conditions of my life are excellent c I am satisfied with my life d So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life e If I could live my life over again, I would change nothing Answers rated: 7 strongly agree 6 agree 5 slightly agree 4 neither agree nor disagree 3 slightly disagree 2 disagree 1 strongly disagree Name: Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS) B Indicate to what extend you feel this way in general in your life: a nervous b distressed c afraid d jittery e irritable f upset g scared h exiled i ashamed j guilty k hostile l active m determined n inspired o enthusiastic p alert q attentive r proud s strong t interested Answer options: 1 very slightly or not at all 2 a little 3 moderately 4 quite a bit 5 extremely Affect Balance Score (ABS): (a-k) - (l-t) Name: Watson's PANAS Computation: A+B
Author's labelWell being
Page in publication817
Finding used in
nation ranks

Full textSelfreport on 20 questions: Lead item not reported. A nervous B distressed C afraid D jittery E irritable F upset G scared H excited I ashamed J guilty K hostile L active M determined N inspired O enthusiastic P alert Q attentive R proud S strong T interested Rated: 1: slightly/not at all . . 5 extremely Negative affect score (NAS): A to K Positive affect score (PAS): L to T Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range -40 - 40On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.41

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Fruit and Vergetable Intake (FVI)show  Healthy eating
Fruit and Vergetable Intake (FVI)show  What one eats, also classified as above ↑