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Table 3 Outdoor recreational physical activities carried out during the last 12 months

From: Parenthood and factors that influence outdoor recreational physical activity from a gender perspective

  Men with children Men without children All men Women with children Women without children All women
Factor n = 113
(%)
n = 95
(%)
n = 208
(%)
n = 121
(%)
n = 103
(%)
n = 224
(%)
Outdoor recreational PA*1 71 (63) 64 (67) 135 (65) 87 (72) 84 (82) 171 (76)
Strolling/walking2 46 (41) 33 (35) 79 (38) 58 (52) 57 (55) 115 (51)
Exercising3 42 (37) 46 (48) 88 (42) 53 (44) 51 (50) 104 (46)
Aquatic sports4 46 (41) 48 (51) 94 (45) 62 (51) 51 (50) 113 (50)
Winter sports5 17 (15) 11 (12) 28 (14) 21 (17) 6 (6) 27 (12)
Gardening 79 (70) 37 (39) 116 (56) 70 (58) 39 (38) 109 (49)
Indoor PA*6 44 (39) 63 (66) 107 (51) 39 (32) 61 (59) 100 (45)
Participation in non-strenous activities7 55 (49) 60 (63) 115 (55) 78 (65) 58 (56) 136 (61)
  1. 1participated in several times per month to every day during the last 12 months, all activities below included
  2. 2strolling, walking, Nordic walking, golf
  3. 3jogging, rollerblading, biking, orienteering, cross-country riding
  4. 4canoeing, diving, bathing
  5. 5cross country skiing, skating, downhill skiing, tobogganing
  6. 6floorball, weight training, aerobics, swimming, gymnastics
  7. 7hunting, sunbathing, angling, camping, bird watching, motorboating, sailing
  8. *Physical activity