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Table 2 Factor analyses of leisure activities.

From: Vocation and avocation: leisure activities correlate with professional engagement, but not burnout, in a cross-sectional survey of UK doctors

  Single factor Two oblique factors
   "High Culture" "Popular culture"
Listen to popular music 0.277   0.484
Listen to classical music 0.447 0.537 -0.103
Go to pop concerts/discos 0.392 0.159 0.465
Go to classical music concerts/opera 0.560 0.611  
Play a musical instrument 0.321 0.401 -0.102
Go to museums or art galleries 0.575 0.543 0.131
Read about art in newspapers, magazines or books 0.525 0.446 0.208
Draw, paint, sculpt or do other arts or crafts 0.376 0.441  
Photography 0.285 0.198 0.192
Read a novel 0.473 0.445 0.111
Read non-fiction books (not for work or study) 0.464 0.376 0.215
Read poetry 0.517 0.599  
Write poetry, fiction or other literature (not for work) 0.328 0.334  
Go to the cinema 0.462 0.280 0.384
Go to the theatre (plays/musicals, etc) 0.607 0.536 0.204
Acting or otherwise taking part in theatre 0.211 0.249  
Watching classical or modern ballet/dance 0.451 0.518  
Dance (any form) 0.331 0.324  
Play sport 0.236   0.316
Watch sport   -0.251 0.526
Hike/Orienteer/Climb/Mountaineer/Ski etc. 0.268 0.217 0.124
Cook 0.258 0.292  
Shop (for pleasure) 0.314 0.127 0.374
Spend time on hobbies (excluding above activities) 0.317 0.152 0.334
Watch television   -0.361 0.502
Watch DVDs/videos/etc.. 0.240   0.459
Listen to radio 0.211   0.363
Listen to podcasts 0.166   0.301
Browse the internet (not for work) 0.109 -0.195 0.556
  1. a) loadings based on extraction of a single factor; and b) extraction of two oblique factors, which are labelled High Culture and Popular Culture. Absolute factor loadings >.4 are shown in bold, and those less than 0.1 are left blank. The oblique factors correlate 0.183.