May 28, 2008
People with higher levels of education were more likely to participate in sports and exercise in recent years.
Among people aged 25 years and older, those with a bachelor's degree or higher were more than twice as likely to participate in sports and exercise activities on an average day during the 2003-06 period as those with a high school diploma or less.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, More school, more play on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2008/may/wk4/art02.htm (visited November 30, 2015).
Fifty years of looking at changes in peoples lives
Longitudinal surveys help us understand long-term changes, such as how events that happened when a person was in high school affect labor market success as an adult.