Findings on happiness in Lengyel et al. (2009): study CA 2000

Author(s)Lengyel, C.O.; Oberik Blatz, A.K.; Tate, R. B.
TitleThe Relationships Between Food Group Consumption, Self-Rated Health, and Life Satisfaction of Community-Dwelling Canadian Older Men: The Manitoba Follow-Up Study
SourceJournal of Nutrition for the Elderly, 2009 Vol. 28, 158-173
Public80+ aged World War II veterans, Canada 2000
Survey nameNot available
 The Manitoba Follow-Up study, which started in 1948 when mean age oif participants was 31
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 Survey was administred to all living study members.
Respondents N =1630
Non Response1345
AssesmentQuestionnaire: 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) used
Full textSelfreport 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
Author's labellife satisfaction
Page in publication161, 162
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.71

Scores in12345

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Consumption of grain productsshow  What one eats
Consumption of meat productsshow  What one eats
Consumption of milk productsshow  What one eats
Consumption of vegetables and fruitsshow  What one eats