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Table 4 Predictors of pleasure in the daily lives of older adults living independently

From: An exploratory study on the impact of daily activities on the pleasure and physical activity of older adults

N = 2219 Model 0 Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
Predictors b b b b b
Repeated Measurement-level
 Intercept −1.842 −10.572 −8.811 −6.535 −10.872
 Type of activity   9.875*** 9.360***   
 Location   2.050* 2.475**   2.057*
 Social companion   6.259*** 5.890***   5.781***
 Weekday    −2.135* −2.136* −2.153*
 Physical Activity (IMA)    −0.088*   
Interactions
 IMA * Type of activity     0.312*** 0.300***
 IMA * Location     −0.073  
 IMA * Social companion     0.014  
Subject-level
 Gender      2.908
 Age      −0.142
 BMI      0.421
 GFI      2.053¥
 SF-36      −0.245
Variance components
 Between subjects 0.066 0.170 0.259 0.237 0.590
Model fit statistics
 -2Log Likelihood 19054.143 18811.197 18800.103 18777.224 18772.324
  1. Predictors level 1: type of activity (leisure = 1), location (not at home = 1), social companion (with someone else = 1), weekday (Monday = 1) and physical activity (IMA). Predictors level 2: gender (male = 1), age (years), BMI, result of GFI and results of SF-36
  2. IMA Integral of Modules of Acceleration
  3. ¥ p < 0.1, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001