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Table 2 Means and standard deviations of responsesa to questions on family time spent together in shared activities and corresponding factor score values

From: Family joint activities in a cross-national perspective

Shared activity Meanb Standard Deviation Factor Score Valuesc
Watching TV or a video together 2.78 1.116 0.147
Playing indoor games together 1.12 1.011 0.203
Eating a meal together 3.15 1.053 0.154
Going for a walk together 1.23 1.007 0.237
Going places together 1.53 0.978 0.229
Visiting friends or relatives together 1.67 0.916 0.205
Playing sports together 0.78 0.978 0.191
Sitting and talking about things together 2.12 1.260 0.193
  1. a Response codes are: every day = 4, most days = 3, about once a week = 2, less often = 1, never = 0.
  2. b For each variable, missing values are replaced with the variable mean.
  3. c Extraction method: principal component analysis. Percentage variance explained by factor 41.16; Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin measure of sampling adequacy 0,845; Bartlett's test of sphericity: approx chi-square 30,509; df 28; sig. 0.000.