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Table 1 Basic characteristics of respondents

From: Psychological, social, and environmental factors to meeting physical activity recommendations among Japanese adults

  Participants  
  Men Women Total *#General
Japanese
  n % N % n % %
Total 962 49.8 970 50.2 1932 100.0 -
Age        
   20–29 192 20.0 195 20.1 387 20.0 15.9
   30–39 196 20.4 191 19.7 387 20.0 19.0
   40–49 197 20.5 196 20.2 393 20.3 16.3
   ≥50 377 39.2 388 40.0 765 39.6 48.8
Marital status        
   Married 606 63.0 703 72.5 1309 67.8 64.5
   Unmarried 356 37.0 267 27.5 623 32.2 35.5
Educational status        
   ≤ high school graduate 237 24.6 292 30.1 529 27.4 67.7
   2 years of college 125 13.0 358 36.9 483 25.0 12.6
   ≥ college graduate 600 62.4 320 33.0 920 47.6 15.5
Employment status        
   Employed 801 83.3 496 51.1 1297 67.1 56.0
   Not employed 161 16.7 474 48.9 635 32.9 44.0
Household income        
   < 3,000,000 yen 150 15.6 160 16.5 310 16.0 30.6
   3,000,000–yen 283 29.4 265 27.3 548 28.4 23.2
   5,000,000–yen 201 20.9 195 20.1 396 20.5 13.5
   7,000,000–yen 202 21.0 214 22.1 416 21.5 17.2
   10,000,000–yen 126 13.1 136 14.0 262 13.6 11.3
   No 658 68.4 817 84.2 1475 76.3 -
   Yes 304 31.6 153 23.7 457 23.7 -
  1. Study conducted by Internet research service organization, Tokyo, Japan, in February 2008.
  2. *Reference: Age, Marital status, and Employed status: 2005 Population Census of Japan; Educational status: 2000 Population Census of Japan; Household income levels: 2006 National Livelihood Survey
  3. # Data of all those aged 19 and below were excluded.