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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics for Person-level Background Variables and EMA Variables (n=663 participants, 2209 surveys)a

From: The Association among Emotions and Food Choices in First-Year College Students Using mobile-Ecological Momentary Assessments

Person-level measures (n = 663) N (%)
Gender (female) 468 (70.6)
Race/Ethnicity   
 Non-Hispanic White 324 (48.9)
 Non-Hispanic Black 54 (8.1)
 Hispanic 190 (28.7)
 Other 95 (14.3)
Pell grant recipient 233 (35.1)
  M (SD)
Age 18.4 (0.5)
EMA variables (n=2209) N (%)
Food choices   
 Sweets 446 (20.2)
 Salty snacks/fried foods 343 (15.5)
 Fruits/vegetables 640 (29.0)
 Pizza/fast food 318 (14.4)
 Sandwiches/wraps 492 (22.3)
 Meats/proteins 646 (29.2)
 Pasta/rice 425 (19.2)
 Cereals 134 (6.1)
Emotions   
 Sad 42 (1.9)
 Stressed 179 (8.1)
 Tired 574 (26.0)
 Happy 692 (31.3)
 Energized 196 (8.9)
 Relaxed 397 (18.0)
 Bored 177 (8.0)
 Meh 270 (12.2)
Emotion types   
 Negative (sad, stressed, tired) 694 (31.4)
 Positive (happy, energized, relaxed) 1005 (45.5)
 Apathetic (bored, meh) 396 (17.9)
  1. aParticipants were given the option to choose one or more emotions and one or more food choices