Leisure sports habits in Spanish adultsgender and social differences

  1. Espada, María 1
  2. Martín, María 1
  3. Moscoso, David 3
  4. Jiménez-Beatty, Emilio 4
  5. Rivero, Antonio 1
  6. Víctor Jiménez 2
  1. 1 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

    Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

    Madrid, España

    ROR https://ror.org/03n6nwv02

  2. 2 Universidad Camilo José Cela

    Universidad Camilo José Cela

    Villanueva de la Cañada, España

    ROR https://ror.org/03f6h9044

  3. 3 Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Sevilla, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02z749649

  4. 4 Universidad de Alcalá

    Universidad de Alcalá

    Alcalá de Henares, España

    ROR https://ror.org/04pmn0e78

OBETS: Revista de Ciencias Sociales

ISSN: 1989-1385

Year of publication: 2018

Volume: 13

Issue: 2

Pages: 495-513

Type: Article

DOI: 10.14198/OBETS2018.13.2.02 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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The aim of this study was to analyse sports habits in Spanish adults according to the temporal aspects of the activities, gender and social class. The research followed a cross-sectional quantitative methodology. The sample was made up of 3.463 people, 1.732 men (46.6 ± 9.7 years) and 1.731 women (44.5 ± 9.6 years). Twostep cluster and classification tree (Exhaustive-Chi-squared Automatic Interaction Detection) multivariate models were used to identify the best predictor variables on the temporal aspects of the sports activities. The results show that women and older people have fewer sports habits.

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