Single Wave Study
The questionnaire aims to gain insight into the extent to which the personal characteristic mindfulness (increased attention and awareness of experience and reality of the present moment) is associated with BMI, fluctuation in body weight, and various eating habits (restrained, emotional, external eating).
Single Wave Study
Van De Veer, Evelien
© 2013 CentERdata
Datasets and documentation
|Number of household member encrypted
|Year and month of the field work period
|I could be experiencing some emotion and not be conscious of it until some time later
|I break or spill things because of carelessness, not paying attention, or thinking of something else
|I find it difficult to stay focused on what's happening in the present
|I tend to walk quickly to get where I'm going without paying attention to what I experience along the way
|I tend not to notice feelings of physical tension or discomfort until they really grab my attention
|I forget a person's name almost as soon as I've been told it for the first time
|It seems I am 'running on automatic', without much awareness of what I'm doing
|I rush through activities without being really attentive to them
|I get so focused on the goal I want to achieve that I lose touch with what I'm doing right now to get there
|I do jobs or tasks automatically, without being aware of what I'm doing
|I find myself listening to someone wiht one ear, doing something else at the same time
|I drive places on 'automatic pilot' and then wonder why I went there
|I find myself preoccupied with the future or the past
|I find myself doing things without paying attention
|I snack without being aware that I'm eating
|I notice changes in my body, such as whether my breathing slows down or speeds up
|I pay attention to whether my muscles are tense or relaxed
|When I'm walking, I deliberately notive the sensations of my body moving
|When I take a shower or bath, I stay alert to the sensations of water on my body
|I notice how foods and drinks affect my thoughts, bodily sensations, and emotions
|I pay attention to sensations, such as the wind in my hair or sun on my face
|I pay attention to sounds, such as clocks ticking, birds chirping, or cars passing
|I notice the smells and aromas of things
|I intentionally stay aware of my feelings
|I notice visual elements in art or nature, such as colors, shapes, textures, or patterns of light and shadow
|I pay attention to how my emotions affect my thoughts and behavior
|I notice when my moods begin to change
|How much experience do you have with mindfulness or meditation?
|Finally, looking back on the past 4 weeks, how would you describe the level of pain that you suffered, on average?
|Was it difficult to answer the questions?
|Were the questions sufficiently clear?
|Did the questionnaire get you thinking about things?
|Was it an interesting subject?
|Did you enjoy answering the questions?
|Starting date questionnaire
|Starting time questionnaire
|End date questionnaire
|End time questionnaire
|Duration in seconds
Response OverviewSelected number of household members 514 (100.0%)
Non-response: 46 (8.9%)
Response: 468 (91.1%)
Complete: 467 (90.9%)
Incomplete: 1 (0.2%)
06-08-2012 to 28-08-2012
Panel members who fully completed the questionnaire 'Restrained Eating vs. Worry and Power Food or Food as competing explanations of overeating and overweight (part 1) " in July 2010 and were at that time 18 years or older and measured and entered their weight for at least 11 months in the 'Weighing Project’
A reminder was sent twice to non-respondents.