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Correlational findings

Study Stephens (1988): study CA 1981

Public:
15+ aged, Canada, 1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 22250
Non Response:
29
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

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 DM = + Males    <40    40+
5:       2.76   3.36
4:       2.51   3.54
3:       2.78   3.02
2:       2.63   3.06
1:       2.57   2.96

All      2.63   3.06
A-BB-cq-mq-v-3-a DM = + Females  <40    40+
5:       2.56   3.58
4:       2.53   3.07
3:       2.57   3.36
2:       2.48   3.21
1:       2.35   2.83

All      2.43   2.99

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