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Title: NPR/RWJF/HSPH Poll: Sports and Health in America [USNPRRWJFHSPH2015-0308]
Survey Sponsor: National Public Radio/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Survey Firm: Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS)
Study Date: January 29-March 8, 2015
Sample: National adult, including oversamples of adults who said they played or participated in any sport in the past year, and parents of junior high school, middle school or high school children
Sample Size: 2506
Variables: 191
Abstract:
Sports participation in past year (6); exercise in the past year (9); importance of sport/exercise (4); effects of sport/exercise (15); future sport/exercise participation (3); reasons for not participating in sport/exercise (8); sports participation in school (11); desire for child sports participation (1); desire to be professional athlete (1); stopped playing sports (5); reasons for current sports participation (4); child health (1); child sports participation (16); sports More...
Weight: Columns 1806-1812 (xxx.xxxx) – Varname: TOTLWGT Columns 1813-1819 (xxx.xxxx) – Varname: QGRP1WGT Columns 1820-1826 (xxx.xxxx) – Varname: QGRP2WGT
The study dataset(s) contain weight factors that should be employed in any data analysis. Typically weights are used in an attempt to assure that the survey sample more accurately represents the population.
Citation:

National Public Radio/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. NPR/RWJF/HSPH Poll: Sports and Health in America, Jan, 2017 [dataset]. USNPRRWJFHSPH2015-0308, Version 2. Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS) [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Dec-12-2017.

 

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