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Table 5 Multivariate analysis on Satisfaction With Life Scale

From: Leisure and religious activity participation and mental health: gender analysis of older adults in Nepal

  Men (n = 247) Women (n = 242)
  B p B p
Social activities (1–3)     
Talk with neighbours -0.13 0.758 -0.30 0.422
Visit friends 1.02 0.063 1.29 0.009
Socialize with others 1.22 0.038 1.45 0.005
Watch television & listen radio 0.19 0.666 0.92 0.016
Play cards -0.12 0.780 0.90 0.215
Do physical exercise -0.17 0.564 -0.18 0.594
Religious engagement (1–3)     
Say prayers 0.17 0.718 -0.08 0.877
Religious activities 0.53 0.217 -0.12 0.755
R Square 0.35   0.36  
R Square Change 0.06 0.013 0.10 0.000
Adjusted R Square 0.31   0.32  
  1. Multiple regression analysis was conducted ; B : Unstandardized B co-efficient
  2. Bold denote significant level at p < 0.05
  3. (Control variables include age, marital status, financial satisfaction, education, perceived health, social support received and provided)