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Correlational findings

Study Stephens (1988): study CA 1978

Public:
15+ aged, Canada, 1978-1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 23791
Non Response:
25
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Physical activity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Kilocalories of energy expended per kilogram of body weight per day (KKD)
5= 5+ KKD
4= 3 - 3.9 KKD
3= 2 - 2.9 KKD
2= 1 - 1.9 KKD
1= 0 - 0.9 KKD

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cq-mq-v-3-a DMa = + Males    <40      40+
5:       3.34     3.72
4:       3.09     3.45
3:       2.66     3.41
2:       2.72     3.14
1:       2.63     2.77

All      2.79     3.02
A-BB-cq-mq-v-3-a DMa = + Females  <40      40+
5:       3.45     4.08
4:       3.48     3.44
3:       3.32     3.09
2:       2.85     3.55
1:       2.49     2.51

All      2.83     2.77

ABS computed by WDH team, substracting NA from PA. Difference is in positive effect, not in negative effect.

DMa's adjusted for;
- self reported physical health
- education