Meaning in life: a major predictive factor for loneliness comparable to health status and social connectedness


Published: 17-01-2020| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/zy39mdzxpg.2
Contributor:
Dídac Macià Bros

Description

The dataset includes scores for perceived loneliness (3-item UCLA scale) and predictors of loneliness, including summary scores of sociodemographic, lifestyles, self-rated health status questionnaires and cognitive constructs about meaning in life in their several dimensions. Data comprises more than 2000 responses to questionnaires from the BBHI study (https://bbhi.cat/en/), a longitudinal cohort to study potential determinants of healthy ageing. The dataset includes all data entries and statistical code in R necessary to totally reproduce the results and figures in the study: "Meaning in life: a major predictive factor for loneliness comparable to health status and social connectedness
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Steps to reproduce

Details about the acquisition of data and questionnaires can be found in the published BBHI protocol article (Cattaneo et al., 2018; doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2018.00321). The dataset includes all the R code necessary to fully replicate our analyses