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Correlational findings

Study Snyder & Spreitzer (1974): study US Ohio 1973

Public:
Adults, general public, City of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 1973
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 510
Non Response:
46%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Affective involve ment in sports
Our Classification
Operationalization
4-item index of agree/disagree state- ments on sports are a way to relax, sports are a waste of time, little satisfaction received from sports and sports are a help against worries and pressures.
Question: disagree /  not sure / agree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-3-a G = +.16 Unaffected by sex O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a G = +.15 Stronger among males
Lower among females