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Table 2 - Relationships between three PA participation indicators and two predictors

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

    Relationship  
Indicator Predictor n +ve linear -ve linear Non- linear1 p-value2
Rate of any participation (All respondents) SEIFA IRSAD quintile 21,596 *   * <0.001
ARIA+ category 21,603   *   <0.001
Rate of regular participation (Participants only) SEIFA IRSAD quintile 17,733 *   * <0.001
ARIA+ category 17,739   *   <0.001
    +ve3 -ve3   p-value4
Level of organisation of participation setting5 SEIFA IRSAD quintile 17,421   *   
ARIA+ category 17,425 *    <0.001
  1. 1Includes any significant 2nd, 3rd or 4th order relationship.
  2. 2Logistic regression likelihood ratio test.
  3. 3 Based on the sign of Goodman and Kruskal’s gamma coefficient.
  4. 4p-value for Goodman and Kruskal’s gamma coefficient.
  5. 51 = unorganised, 2 = organised non-club, 3 = club