Amen, and pass the ammo. I'm sure as heck not trying to point to anything other than generalized trends and whatnot. Stats is nothing if not subjective to a point, especially when looking at such grey areas as motivations and the like.
"There was a significant differance
between section hikers that carried tents and thru-hikers who did not wear underwear when controlled for their satisfaction level regarding tent stakes."
(Actually I'd like to sneak something like that into a journal article just to see if I could get away with it.)