Table 2

Summary of Hierarchical Regression Analysis for Variables Predicting Adult Playfulness in Demographics and Character Strengths (N = 266)

Variable

B

SE B

β


Step 1

Sex

-0.05

.09

-.03

Age

0.00

.00

-.04

Step 2

Sex

-0.03

.08

-.02

Age

0.00

.00

-.05

Humor

0.45

.06

.41***

Step 3

Sex

-0.07

.08

-.05

Age

-0.01

.00

-.08

Humor

0.36

.06

.33***

Beauty

0.29

.07

.25***

Step 4

Sex

-0.12

.08

-.08

Age

-0.01

.00

-.10

Humor

0.37

.06

.34***

Beauty

0.35

.07

.29***

Prudence

-0.23

.07

-.20***

Step 5

Sex

-0.09

.08

-.06

Age

-0.01

.00

-.12

Humor

0.34

.06

.31***

Beauty

0.27

.08

.23***

Prudence

-0.23

.06

-.20***

Creativity

0.16

.06

.17**

Step 5

Sex

-0.10

.08

-.06

Age

-0.01

.00

-.10

Humor

0.29

.07

.26***

Beauty

0.24

.08

.20***

Prudence

-0.29

.07

-.25***

Creativity

0.18

.06

.19**

Teamwork

0.17

.08

.14*


Note. Beauty = Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence. ΔR2 = .002 for Step 1 (n.s.); ΔR2 = .17 for Step 2 (p < .001); ΔR2 = .05 for Step 3 (p < .001); ΔR2 = .04 for Step 4 (p < .01); ΔR2 = .02 for Step 5 (p < .01); ΔR2 = .01 for Step 6 (p < .05).

*p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < .001.

Proyer and Ruch Psychology of Well-Being: Theory, Research and Practice 2011 1:4   doi:10.1186/2211-1522-1-4

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