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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
Remarks
Based on selfreport of 15 activities in the past two weeks in both frequency and minutes. A constant value for the energy expenditure for each activity was obtained from the physiology literature
Related specification variables
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