Table 1

Frequencies of a range of leisure activities, and correlations with a) being male, b) number of years qualified, c) BurnedOut, and d) Vocation/Engagement

How often do you?

Every day

A few times

a week

Once

a week

A few times

a month

Once a month

or less

A few times

a year

Never

N

Male

Years

qualified

Burned

Out

Vocation/

Engagement


Listen to popular music

44.0%

35.7%

8.4%

6.1%

3.2%

1.6%

1.0%

2826

.018

-.034

-.099***

.079***


Listen to classical music

9.1%

24.3%

14.8%

15.7%

12.4%

14.7%

9.0%

2828

-.063***

.069***

-.032

.057**


Go to pop concerts/discos

-

-

.5%

1.7%

-8.0%

41.5%

48.3%

2829

.117***

-.036

-.007

.058**


Go to classical music concerts/opera

-

-

.1%

.8%

4.4%

38.7%

55.9%

2824

-.040*

.081***

-.023

.061**


Play a musical instrument

2.3%

6.8%

3.4%

6.5%

7.6%

14.8%

58.6%

2833

.003

.087***

-.022

.036


Go to museums or art galleries

-

.1%

.5%

4.9%

18.3%

59.4%

16.7%

2825

-.018

-.004

-.038

.055**


Read about art in newspapers, magazines or books

3.6%

7.4%

13.1%

13.8%

15.1%

23.7%

23.2%

2826

.045*

.080***

-.008

.082***


Draw, paint, sculpt or do other arts or crafts

.4%

3.1%

3.6%

7.0%

9.1%

20.8%

56.1%

2824

-.202***

-.037

-.043*

.056**


Photography

.8%

5.9%

8.7%

22.0%

16.8%

24.0%

21.8%

2839

.054**

-.028

-.080***

.095***


Read a novel

20.8%

17.2%

5.9%

12.4%

15.5%

21.0%

7.2%

2833

-.184***

.029

-.041*

.078***


Read non-fiction books (not for work or study)

7.3%

10.9%

5.6%

13.1%

17.0%

29.8%

16.3%

2828

.119***

.028

-.002

.105***


Read poetry

.2%

.6%

1.5%

4.0%

6.7%

25.1%

61.9%

2825

-.113***

.062***

.001

.094***


Write poetry, fiction or other literature (not for work)

.3%

.9%

.4%

1.0%

2.5%

6.3%

88.8%

2813

.029

.013

.038

.027


Go to the cinema

-

.1%

1.8%

9.6%

27.8%

52.0%

8.7%

2830

.005

.007

-.004

.0994***


Go to the theatre (plays/musicals, etc)

.1%

-

.1%

1.7%

12.8%

64.8%

20.5%

2830

-.059**

.075***

-.033

.105***


Acting or otherwise taking part in theatre

.1%

.2%

.3%

.3%

.4%

2.4%

96.3%

2826

-.004

.018

.019

-.013


Watching classical or modern ballet/dance

-

.1%

.1%

.5%

1.8%

24.3%

73.3%

2829

-.171***

.031

-.057**

.054**


Dance (any form)

.3%

1.2%

2.5%

2.3%

4.6%

21.6%

67.6%

2816

-.140***

-.071***

-.064**

.079***


Play sport

4.0%

26.3%

13.5%

10.6%

10.5%

17.4%

17.7%

2816

.103***

.062**

-.072***

.114***


Watch sport

2.0%

15.3%

12.1%

15.1%

13.2%

21.3%

21.0%

2816

.360***

.092***

-.055**

.093***


Hike/Orienteer/Climb/Mountaineer/Ski etc.

.5%

3.7%

4.3%

9.0%

13.6%

40.9%

28.0%

2791

.033

.073***

-.011

.096***


Cook

42.8%

32.3%

7.9%

6.8%

3.8%

4.0%

2.5%

2808

-.379***

-.073***

-.062**

.006


Shop (for pleasure)

.5%

3.3%

8.1%

26.8%

32.3%

20.3%

8.7%

2813

.167***

.075***

.004

.072***


Spend time on hobbies (excluding above activities)

4.2%

17.6%

15.0%

19.6%

15.0%

15.9%

12.7%

2671

.126***

.011

-.063**

.140***


--------------------- Most days for --------------------


4+ hours

2-4 hours

1-2 hours

1 hour or less

2-3 times a week

Once a week

Less often

N


Watch television

1.6%

12.4%

34.8%

26.5%

14.8%

5.8%

4.2%

2816

.079***

-.063***

.077***

-.059***


Watch DVDs/videos/etc..

.3%

1.3%

5.7%

10.2%

11.0%

31.1%

40.4%

2794

.145***

-.049**

.042*

.012


Listen to radio

3.8%

11.7%

31.7%

36.2%

9.4%

3.6%

3.6%

2813

.003

.026

-.034

.038


Listen to podcasts

.1%

.5%

1.5%

4.0%

2.9%

6.0%

84.9%

2748

.127***

-.048*

.030

.015


Browse the internet (not for work)

1.3%

5.3%

17.9%

31.3%

26.1%

13.0%

5.1%

2812

.262***

-.119***

.061**

-.004


*: p < .05; **: p < .01; ***: p < .001.

McManus et al. BMC Medicine 2011 9:100   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-100

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