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Correlational findings

Study Oosterhof (2008): study NL 2005

Public:
12+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2005
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2204
Non Response:
11%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
And content analysis of diaries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Amount of hours of active hobbies
Our Classification
Operationalization
Measure not reported
1 Little (reference category)
2 Average
3 Much

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OR =       UNHAPPY (vs happy)  VERY HAPPY (vs happy)
      observed controlled  observed  controlled
Much    0,91    0,84       0,81       0,72*
Average 0,97    1          0,93       0,89
Little  1       1          1          1

Control variables are:
- sport
- situation
- family stage
- urban living environment
- self reported health
- self reported stress
* = p<.05