Socio-demographic determinants of leisure participation among female academicians in universiti putra malaysia
Mahmud Z. Y,
Minhat H. S and
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Mahmud Z. Y: Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan,Malaysia
Minhat H. S: Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan,Malaysia
Mahmud A.: Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan,Malaysia
Journal of Advances in Health and Medical Sciences, 2015, vol. 1, issue 1, 01-14
A cross-sectional design was employed among female academicians in (UPM. Participants were selected by sample random sampling using SPSS software. Questionnaire used is validated and reliable consisting of six sections, socio- demographic factors social support, time constraints, accessibility to facilities, health status and non-physical activity. Socio-demography were measured based on simple frequencies and percentage, social support, time constraints variables were measured using a 5-point likert scale which ranging from 1 to 5 and non-physical activity were measured using a 5 point likert scale which ranging from 0 to 4. Accessibility to facilities and health status were measured using normal scale (Yes=1, No=0). Data was collected from December 2014 to March 2015. The data was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) version 22.0 software. Simple descriptive, independent t- test and multiple linear logistics regression were used to determine predictor of leisure participation. The level of significance was set at 0.05. A total of 654 respondents participated in the study (Response rate 75%). Factors found associated with leisure participation were age, (r-0.281, p
Keywords: Leisure; Female academicians; Socio-demography; UPM (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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