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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics

From: Association between sporting event attendance and self-rated health: an analysis of multiyear cross-sectional national data in Japan

Variable Mean (SD) for continuous variables / Percentage of each category for self-rated health and of yes for binary variables
  2000 2004 2006 2012 4 years combined
(N = 2221) (N = 2273) (N = 1853) (N = 1994) (N = 8341)
Self-rated health
Poor (1) 5.13% 4.80% 6.04% 3.76% 4.92%
Fair (2) 11.84% 24.95% 20.83% 20.31% 19.43%
Good (3) 63.39% 62.69% 64.98% 67.35% 64.50%
Very good (4) 19.63% 7.57% 8.15% 8.58% 11.15%
Sporting event attendance 32.69% 37.22% 29.95% 31.70% 33.08%
Age 48.17 (15.72) 49.59 (16.70) 50.89 (17.14) 49.47 (16.71) 49.47 (16.57)
Male 49.21% 49.36% 48.19% 49.50% 49.09%
Living with a spouse 75.10% 72.00% 69.35% 72.77% 72.41%
Unemployment 12.16% 16.28% 17.22% 14.54% 14.97%
Sport participation level 1.62 (1.48) 1.71 (1.45) 1.60 (1.48) 1.84 (1.50) 1.69 (1.48)
City size 2.55 (1.06) 2.63 (1.05) 2.66 (1.02) 2.88 (0.93) 2.67 (1.02)
Region: Hokkaido 4.72% 4.97% 4.32% 4.76% 4.71%
Region: Tohoku 8.00% 8.05% 8.10% 7.12% 7.81%
Region: Kanto 29.63% 30.40% 29.25% 33.40% 30.66%
Region: Chubu 19.72% 18.57% 19.48% 18.10% 18.97%
Region: Kinki 16.48% 17.07% 16.30% 16.65% 16.64%
Region: Chugoku 6.35% 5.81% 6.96% 5.72% 6.19%
Region: Shikoku 3.33% 3.48% 3.72% 2.86% 3.34%
Region: Kyushu 11.80% 11.66% 11.87% 11.38% 11.68%