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Table 5 Health aspects of sponsorship listings on websites for the top male and female sports for young people

From: Patterns of sports sponsorship by gambling, alcohol and food companies: an Internet survey

  "Healthy" "Unhealthy" "Non Classified"* All websites
  N % N % N % N
Level        
Club 44 10.9 139 34.5 220 54.6 403
Regional 22 20.8 32 30.2 52 49.1 106
National 33 25.2 38 29.0 60 45.8 131
Sport        
Athletics 10 26.3 11 28.9 17 44.7 38
Basketball 7 46.7 2 13.3 6 40.0 15
Cricket 11 14.9 24 32.4 39 52.7 74
Netball 14 16.9 28 33.4 41 49.4 83
Rugby 18 9.4 65 33.9 109 56.8 192
Soccer 24 14.5 54 32.5 88 53.0 166
Tennis 9 17.0 15 28.3 29 54.7 53
Touch 6 31.6 10 52.6 3 15.8 19
Junior** 3 9.1 14 42.4 16 48.5 33
All websites 99 15.5 209 32.7 332 51.9 640
  1. * "Not Classified" includes all groupings not in "healthy" and "unhealthy". This included non-sporting organisations, inactive entertainment, non-active transport, foods with mixed nutrition aspects, and other categories.
  2. ** Junior level sponsorship included those sponsorship listings that specifically mentioned sponsorship of junior clubs, junior teams or school-aged tournaments.