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The Associations Among Emotions and Food Choices in College Freshmen: A Cross-Sectional Study Using Ecological Momentary Assessment

Abstract While literature has examined the associations between emotions and overeating, rarely is the relationship between emotions and food choices included. The purpose of this secondary data analysis was to utilize mobile-based ecological momentary assessment (EMA) surveys to determine the associations among negative, positive, apathetic, and mixed emotions and a variety of food choices in college freshmen living in residence halls. A total of 2142 survey responses from 647 college freshmen were included in this analysis (70.3% female, 51.5% non-white). Mixed model logistic regression assessed the cross-sectional association between emotions and food choices adjusting for gender, race/ethnicity, Pell grant status, highest parental education, and... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Ashurst, Jessica (Author) / Bruening, Meg (Advisor) / Ohri-Vachaspati, Punam (Committee member) / Swan, Pamela (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 79 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Nutrition 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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