Findings on happiness in Lesani et al. (2016): study IR Tehran 2011

Author(s)Lesani, A.; Javadi, M.; Mohammadpoorasl, A.
TitleEating Breakfast, Fruit and Vegetable intake and their Relation with Happiness in College Students.
SourceEating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 2016, Vol. 21, 645 - 651
DOIDOI: 10.1007/s40519-016-0261-0
PublicMedical students, Teheran, Iran, 2011
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =541
 Total of 1086 students
Non Response50,18%
AssesmentInterview: computer assisted (CAPI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 3 questions A I feel that life is very rewarding B I am well satisfied about everything in my life C I am very happy Rated 1 strongly disagree 2 3 4 5 6 strongly agree Computation: (A+B+C)/3 Items in Oxford happiness Questionnaire (OHIQ)
Author's labelhappiness
Page in publicationPersonal Communication 1
RemarksData provided on request by the author. Findings presented by WDH team on range 1-6, dividing averages on range 3-18 by 3.
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.022.04

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Body mass indexshow  Body Mass Index (BMI)
Breakfast eatingshow  When one eats
Cigarette smokingshow  Use of tobacco
Food patternshow  How often one eats
Fruits consumption (per day)show  Healthy eating
Fruits consumption (per day)show  What one eats, also classified as above ↑
Having a defined diseaseshow  Current general health status
Hookah smokingshow  Current use of stimulants
Marital statusshow  Married vs never married
Sexeshow  Sex (male vs female)
Socio-economic statusshow  Current socio-economic status
Stress experience in last 6 monthsshow  Current stress
Vegetables consumption (per day)show  Healthy eating
Vegetables consumption (per day)show  What one eats, also classified as above ↑
Year of educationshow  Current stage in school-career