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Table 1 - Respondent Characteristics

From: Participation in sport and physical activity: associations with socio-economic status and geographical remoteness

  All respondents PA participants
  n % n %
SEIFA IRSAD quintile/range (of residential postal area) 21,593   17,435  
1 (619.55-938.8) 4,332 20.1 3,267 18.7
2 (938.81-979.77) 4,306 19.9 3,330 19.1
3 (979.79-1019.46) 4,334 20.1 3,473 19.9
4 (1019.48-1065.35) 4,326 20.0 3,623 20.8
5 (1065.51-1164.41) 4,295 19.9 3,742 21.5
ARIA+ category/range (of residential postal area) 21,603   17,445  
Major cities of Australia (0–0.20) 11,257 52.1 9,320 53.4
Inner regional Australia (>0.20 - 2.40) 5,103 23.6 4,019 23.0
Outer regional Australia (>2.40 - 5.92) 4,290 19.9 3,352 19.2
Remote Australia (>5.92 - 10.53) 690 3.2 541 3.1
Very remote Australia (>10.53) 263 1.2 213 1.2
Gender 21,603   17,445  
Male 9,452 43.8 7,719 44.2
Female 12,151 56.2 9,726 55.8
Age Mean Range Mean Range
  49.9 15-98 48.6 15-96