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Correlational findings

Study Neal et al. (1999): study US 1995

Public:
Scientists , university, USA 1995
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2700
Non Response:
86%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Distributed in university

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with leisure life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on following questions related to:

A: LEISURE EXPERIENCES AT HOME
1. I do things that are fulfilling when I'm off work
2. Lately, I have been feeling very good about the way I spend my leisure time after work
3. Leisure time after work is very important to me

B: LEISURE EXPERIENCES AT LARGE
4. Recently I have been spending quality leisure time in general - after work as well as going on vacations
5. I am the kind of person who knows how to enjoy leisure time anytime and anywhere
6. Leisure time after work and going away on vacation trips are very important to me. My life becomes very stressful without leisure

Answers rated on a 5-point numerical scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-g-mq-v-5-a Beta-L = +.20 p < .01 Beta's controlled for satisfaction with:
- travel/tourism services
- travel/tourism experiences
- nonleisure life domains