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Correlational findings

Study Kye & Park (2014): study KR 2009

Public:
30-69 aged, general population, South Korea 2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1530
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Exercise
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on questions on physical activity (exercise). Participants who exercised more than 5 times a week for a 30minutes a day were considered regular exercisers.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-4-m D% = + p < .001 Regular exercise % happy %unhappy  %difference
- yes            64.8     35.2       + 29.6
- no             55.3     44.7       + 18.3
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-m OR = 1.40 p < .05 OR CI95[1,09-1,79] controled for:
- socio-demographic factors
  - age
  - marital status
  - income
  - education
- stress
- healthy behavior
  - smoking
  - healthy eating
- exercise environment
  - parks
  - fitness clubs
  - mountain trails