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Table 4 - Relationship between rate of regular 1 participation in particular types of physical activity and quintiles of SEIFA IRSAD

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

   Relationship with SEIFA IRSAD quintile  
Physical activity2 n Positive linear Negative linear Non-linear3 p-value4
Aquarobics 229    * 0.017
Athletics/track and field 144 *    <0.001
Australian rules football 712   *   0.018
Basketball 746 *   * 0.002
Boxing 254    * 0.047
Bush walking 1,038   *   0.024
Cricket (outdoor) 694    * 0.038
Football (indoor) 412    * <0.001
Football (outdoor) 1,036    * <0.001
Lawn bowls 441   * * 0.046
Martial arts 450    * 0.032
Rugby league 292    * 0.001
Scuba diving 118    * 0.020
Shooting sports 164   * * <0.001
Swimming 2,797     0.035
Table tennis 119    * 0.010
Tenpin bowling 130    * 0.011
Touch football 597    * <0.001
Walking 7,716    * 0.001
Water-skiing/power boating 142   *   0.017
Weight training 632    * 0.006
  1. 1Twelve times or more v fewer than 12 times in past 12 months.
  2. 2For the remaining 74 types of physical activity, either there was no significant relationship between SEIFA IRSAD quintile and the rate of regular participation, or the sample size was too small for valid statistical analysis.
  3. 3Includes any significant 2nd, 3rd or 4th order relationship.
  4. 4Logistic regression likelihood ratio test.