0800 SPORTS, EXERCISE AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
This category captures time the respondent spends doing sports, exercise and outdoor activities. This includes general sports and exercise (0842), walking (0843), cycling (0844), other outdoor recreation (0845), gardening/picking mushrooms (0846), walking dogs (0847).
0842 GENERAL SPORT OR EXERCISE
Sports and exercise captures time in physical exercise and playing sports.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, us1993, us1995, us1998: This category includes general sports and exercise related activities.
us1975, us1985: This is time in active sports and outdoors. The following are the category examples:
Basketball, baseball, volleyball, hockey, soccer, field hockey
Golf, miniature golf
Ice skating, sledding, roller skating
Bowling, pool, ping-pong, pinball
Exercises, yoga, weightlifting
Judo, boxing, wrestling
Watching another person do active leisure activities
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012, ca2010: The period includes time in the following category examples:
Doing high/low-impact aerobics, doing step aerobics
Talking to aerobics instructor/ baseball coach
Playing basketball, talking to basketball referee
Registering for a bike race
Canoeing, crewing, kayaking, rafting
Playing duck pins/ten pins
Mountain climbing, rock climbing
Fishing, Clam-digging, Crabbing, Deep-sea fishing, Fly fishing
Talking to the boat captain
Playing flag football/touch football
Talking to the football referee
Hitting balls at the driving range
Playing the back/front 9
Talking to the caddy
Doing gymnastics, talking to the gymnastics coach
Using parallel bars, balance beam
Using the pommel horse, uneven bars
Playing hockey, field hockey, ice hockey
Talking to the hockey coach
Hunting deer/elk, ducks, hunting games
Talking to the hunting guide
Martial arts, doing karate, kickboxing
Talking to martial arts instructor
Playing badminton, handball, lacrosse, racquetball, squash, tennis
Talking to the tennis coach
Calf roping, roller-skating, skateboarding
Running/Jogging, running a marathon
Talking to race officials
Playing soccer, softball, wiffle ball
Using the rowing machine, Stairmaster, treadmill
Stock car racing
Playing Wally ball
Water sports, surfing, boogie-boarding
Diving, playing water polo
River tubing, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, swimming
Talking to the swimming coach
Bodybuilding, lifting weight, stretching
Talking to the wrestling referee
Yoga, Pilates, talking to the yoga instructor
Baton twirling, boxing
Bungee jumping, cheerleading
Collecting firewood for camp
Cricket, croquet, curling
Digging a latrine, discus
Foot bag, hang-gliding
Paintball, ping-pong, playing Frisbee golf
Setting up camping tent, starting a campfire
Table tennis, tai chi
Target practice, throwing darts
uk1983, uk1987: These samples capture activities including outdoor team games, non-team ball-hitting sports, golf, bowls, martial arts, swimming, other water sports, keep fit, yoga, other outdoor sports, other indoor sports, horse riding, and other sport or active leisure.
uk2000: A number of sport or exercise activities are included in this sample, including: unspecified sports and outdoor activities, unspecified physical exercise, jogging and running, skiing or skating, unspecified ball games, indoor pairs or doubles games, indoor team games, outdoor pairs or doubles games, outdoor team games, other specified ball games, gymnastics, fitness, unspecified water sports, swimming, other specified water sports, and other specified physical exercise
uk1975, uk1995, uk2005, at1992, fr1998: These samples capture general sports and exercise related activities.
sp2002: This sample includes unspecified sport or outdoor activities, unspecified physical sport, running, ball games, gymnastics, fitness, bodybuilding, sports in water, other or unspecified physical exercise, and activities related to sports if they do not travel by bicycle, skiing, and skating.
sp2009: This sample includes running, ball games, gymnastics, fitness, bodybuilding, sports in water, other or unspecified physical exercise, and activities related to sports if they do not travel by bicycle, skiing, and skating.
nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000, nl2005: This is time spent exercising, playing sports, walking, and cycling.
fr1985: This is time spent doing morning stretches, exercises, sports without competition, training without competition, team sports, and rest in the middle of a match or competition.
Fi1979: This activity specifies that location is NOT travel bicycle and primary activity is active sport (unorganized), active sport (organized), or unspecified sport.
This category captures walking time.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, us1975, us1985: This category includes walking time.
us1993, us1995, us1998: This activity is coded from mode of transport, but as a secondary activity only.
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012: The period includes time walking as well as other times that were not coded but the respondent specified that he/she was walking in the where codes.
uk1975: This period specifies this activity as time going for walk.
uk1983: This period includes walking and rambling.
uk1987: This sample includes not only walking and rambling but also running and jogging.
uk1995, nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000, nl2005: This activity is not available in this time period. Note that walking time is included in the general sports and exercise (0842) activity for the Netherland samples.
uk2000, uk2005, sp2002, sp2009, at1992, fr1985, fr1998, ca2010: These time periods include all types of walking and hiking, and other travel that is on foot.
fi1979: This is time spent walking (location is travel on foot) and the primary activity is unspecified time use.
This category captures time spent in cycling.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, uk1975, uk1995, nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000, nl2005, fr1985, fr1998: It is not possible to create this activity for these samples. Note that cycling time is included in the general sports and exercise (0842) activity for the Netherland samples.
us1975, us1985, uk1983, uk1987, at1992, ca2010: These samples include bicycling activities.
us1993, us1995, us1998: The activity is coded from mode of transport.
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012: The period includes time spent biking as well as time registering for a bike race.
uk2000, uk2005, sp2002, sp2009: Cycling time includes biking, skiing, and skating, or other travel that is by bicycle.
fi1979: Cycling is time spent when location is travel by bicycle and the primary activity is organized or unorganized active sport, or unspecified time use.
0845 OTHER OUTSIDE RECREATION
Outdoor recreation captures time in outdoor recreational activities besides walking and cycling.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, uk1995, uk2005, sp2002, sp2009: It is not possible to create this activity for these samples.
us1975: The following are the activities and category examples included for this period:
Putter in yard
us1985: This is time in excursions, pleasure drives, rides with family.
us1993, us1995, us1998, fr1985: These samples include general outdoor recreation activities for this category.
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012: The period includes time spent climbing, spelunking, and caving.
uk1975: This sample captures outing to the country and seaside related activity.
uk1983, uk1987: These samples specify time spent camping, caravanning, making day trips to towns or cities, as well as visiting beauty spot or seaside.
nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000, nl2005: The Netherland samples specify this activity as time children spent playing outside of the home. The nl2000 and nl2005 time for this activity is obtained from child diaries.
at1992: Austria specifies this as playing outside (especially for children).
fr1998: This is time spent at the beach and participating in activities related to camping.
fi1979: This is time spent traveling on longer trips.
ca2010: This sample captures camping and other outdoor activities/excursions (picnic, car rally, bird watching).
0846 GARDENING/PICK MUSHROOMS
This is time in gardening and gardening related activities.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, us1975, us1985, nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000, nl2005: These samples include time spent on hunting and fishing, as well as general gardening activities. The Netherland samples also specify watering plants. The following are the category examples for the us1985 time period:
Flower or vegetable gardening
Spading, weeding, composting,
Picking, worked in garden
Care of house plants
us1993, us1995, us1995, uk1975, uk1995: This activity captures time spent in general gardening activities.
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012: The period includes time in lawn, garden and houseplant care.
Adding chemicals to lawn, applying pesticides
Collecting eggs, honey
Cutting the grass
Digging in the vegetable garden
Doing yard work
Laying paving stones
Mowing the lawn
Picking fruit and vegetables
Picking up branches, twigs
Planting beans, flowers, fruits and vegetables, fruit tree, tomatoes
Putting pesticides on lawn
Putting snail killer around vegetables
Sowing flower or vegetable seeds
Spraying for bugs, spraying fruit trees/rose bushes
Turning sprinkler on or off
Tying up tomatoes
Watering garden, houseplants, lawn, outdoor plants
Weeding (general), weeding flower garden, vegetable garden
uk1983, uk1987: Gardening activity includes gardening, hunting, shooting, fishing, and other outdoor hobbies such as painting and collecting mushrooms.
uk2005: This activity is not available in this time period.
sp2002: Time spent in unspecified gardening and animal care, general gardening, other act related to gardening and pet care, unspecified productive exercise, hunting and fishing, picking mushrooms, and other specified productive exercise is included here.
sp2009, at1992, ca2010: This time includes general gardening activity, other activities related to gardening and animal care, and productive exercise (hunt, fish, pick mushrooms).
fr1985, fr1998: These samples include the following examples in this category: gardening, fishing, and promenading to get wild fruit or champignons.
fi1979: This is time spent hunting, fishing, and finding mushrooms. Additionally, it is time spent caring for the lot and/or animals if location is travel by unknown means, work outside home, travel by bicycle, travel by private motor, and by public transport. Additionally, it is time spent caring for the lot, animals if duration is longer than 30 minutes and location is elsewhere outside home and location unknown.
0847 WALK DOGS
This is time in walking dogs.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, us1975, us1985, uk1975, uk1995, sp2002, nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000, nl2005, fr1998, fi1979: It is not possible to create this activity for these samples.
us1993, us1995, us1998, uk1983, uk1987, sp2002, sp2009, fr1985: This activity is coded from mode of transport and domestic animal care.
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012: The period includes time in care for animals and pets (not veterinary care).
Adopting a pet
Caring for an orphaned animal or household pets
Changing dog's water
Cleaning the litter box/cleaning up after pets
Clipping cat's claws/dog's nails
Feeding a raccoon, astray
Feeding birds, cat, ducks
Feeding fish, guinea pig, horses
Feeding rabbit, squirrels
Feeding the dog, pets (general)
Filling the bird feeder
Grooming horse, pets (general)
Nursing a sick animal
Playing with animals/with the dog
Providing medical care to pets
Taking pets for a walk
Tending a wounded bird
Visiting an animal shelter to select pet
Walking the dog
Watching kittens/puppies being born
uk1995: walk dogs is a type of pet care. However, it only appears as a secondary activity in the code due to a survey prioritization of travel.
at1992: This specifies walking the dog for up to one hour.
ca2010: This category includes pet care (walking, grooming, feeding) if INOUT is 2 (outside).