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Correlational findings

Study Pettay (2008a): study US 2006

Public:
University students, Illinois, USA, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 796
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Physical Activity frequency
Our Classification
Operationalization
The physical activity items include:
a: On how many of the past 7 days did you exercise or participate in sports activities for at least 20 minutes that made you sweat or breath hard?
b: How many days did you do stretching exercises?
c: How many days did you exercise to strenghten or tone your muscles?
d: How many days did you walk or bicycle for at least 30 minutes at a time?
e: How many days did you participate in a physical activity for at least 30 minutes that made you sweat or breathe hard?
F: How many days were you physically active for at least 30 minutes a day?

Rated on 1-7 scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-bc r = +.13 p < .01 All O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-bc r = +.13 p < .05 Males only O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-bc r = +.13 p < .01 Females only O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-bc Beta = +.03 All
rpc controled for other health behaviors
- stress mnagement
- BMI
- Physical activity
O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-bc rpc = +.04 All
rpc controled for other health behaviors
- stress mnagement
- BMI
- Physical activity