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Table 9 The Schwartz portrait values questionnaire and descriptive statistics

From: Growing couch potatoes? The impact of COVID-19 in the light of personal values in Hungary

Description of people1 Obs Mean SD Min2 Max
Thinking up new ideas and being creative is important to him/her. He/she likes to do things in his/her own original way 994 2.21 1.27 1 6
It is important to him/her to be rich. He/she wants to have a lot of money and expensive things 1000 4.04 1.44 1 6
He/she thinks it is important that every person in the world should be treated equally. He/she believes everyone should have equal opportunities in life 987 1.74 1.13 1 6
It is important to him show his/her abilities. He/she wants people to admire what he/she does 998 2.70 1.44 1 6
It is important to him/her to live in secure surroundings. He avoids anything that might endanger his/her safety 999 1.61 0.93 1 6
He/she likes surprises and is always looking for new things to do. He/she thinks it is important to do lots of different things in life 999 2.34 1.29 1 6
He/she believes that people should do what they’re told. He/she thinks people should follow rules at all times. even when no one is watching 997 1.84 1.07 1 6
It is important to him/her to listen to people who are different from him/her. Even when he/she disagrees with them. he/she still wants to understand them 997 1.94 1.07 1 6
It is important to him/her to be humble and modest. He/she tries not to draw attention to him/herself 997 2.28 1.21 1 6
Having a good time is important to him/her. He/she likes to “spoil” him/herself 997 2.40 1.20 1 6
It is important to him/her to make his/her own decision about what he/she does. He/she likes to be free and not depend on others 997 1.78 0.97 1 6
It is very important to him/her to help the people around him/her. He/she wants to care for their well-being 997 1.83 0.96 1 6
Being very successful is important to him/her. He/she hopes people will recognise his/her achievements 995 2.86 1.35 1 6
It is important to him/her that the government ensures his/her safety against all threats. He/she wants the state to be strong so it can defend its citizens 977 1.74 1.09 1 6
He/she looks for adventures and likes to take risks. He/she wants to have an exciting life 996 3.66 1.56 1 6
It is important to him/her always to behave properly. He/she wants to avoid doing anything people would say is wrong 995 2.06 1.18 1 6
It is important to him/her to get respect from others. He/she wants people to do what he/she says 992 2.91 1.45 1 6
It is important to him/her to be loyal to his/her friends. He/she wants to devote him/herself to people close to him/her 995 1.56 0.87 1 6
He/she strongly believes that people should care for nature. Looking after the environment is important to him/her 995 1.41 0.73 1 6
Tradition is important to him/her. He/she tries to follow the customs handed down by his religion or his/her family 994 2.20 1.30 1 6
He/she seeks every chance he/she can to have fun. It is important to him/her to do things that give him/her pleasure 994 1.82 0.91 1 6
  1. 1Source: Pascucci et al. 2016, p. 12
  2. 2The interpretation of the Likert scale: 1: Very much like me, 2: Like me, 3: Some-what like me, 4: A Little like me, 5: Not like me, 6: Not like me at all