The Factors Affecting Individuals’ Participation in Cycling, Mountaineering and Trekking Activities: An Application of Probit Analysis for Turkey Case

Faik Ardahan, Mehmet Mert
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The aim of this study is to examine and explain the impacts of the independent variables as gender, marital status, income, education level, age, Life Satisfaction (LS) level, Emotional Intelligence (EQ) level and Ecological values and behavior level on participating in outdoor activities as cycling, trekking and mountaineering by using Probit Model, as Turkey case. To determine the EQ level, Ecological values and behavior level, and LS levels of participants, EQ, LS and New Ecological Paradigm Scales have been used.  As a result, main identifiers which have significant affects on participating in outdoor activities have been found to be age, gender, income, occupation, education level, marital status, LS,  Ecological Crises, Capability of Nature, Human Hegemony,  Emotion Assessment and Emotion Positively.


Outdoor Activities; Mountaineers; Cyclists; Trekkers; Probit Model

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