DETERMINANTS OF LEISURE-TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: EVIDENCE FROM MALAYSIA

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YONG KANG CHEAH; ANDREW K. G. TAN;
(2014)
  • Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Pte Lt
  • Journal: The Singapore Economic Review, volume 59, issue 2, pages 1,450,017-1
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1142/s0217590814500179
  • Subject: I10 [Duration, leisure-time physical activity, Malaysia, participation probability, sample selection model, JEL Classification]

This paper examines how socio-demographic and health-lifestyle factors determine participation and duration of leisure-time physical activity in Malaysia. Based on the Malaysia Non-Communicable Disease Surveillance-1 data, Heckman's sample selection model is employed to... View more
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