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Table 5 Relationship between level of organisation 1 of 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 Negative p-value3
Air sports 17   * <0.001
Athletics/track and field 142 *   <0.001
Australian rules football 686   * <0.001
Basketball 746   * 0.008
Billards/snooker/pool 16   * <0.001
Canoeing/kayaking 267 *   0.021
Cricket (indoor) 147   * 0.007
Cycling 2,491 *   0.002
Football (outdoor) 1,009   * <0.001
Golf 1,408   * <0.001
Hockey (indoor) 32 *   0.001
Hockey (outdoor) 187   * 0.005
Netball 781   * 0.018
Rowing 80 *   0.003
Rugby union 158   * 0.024
Shooting sports 160   * 0.008
Squash/racquetball 293   * 0.045
Table tennis 112 *   0.011
Tennis 1,263   * <0.001
Tenpin bowling 121   * 0.047
  1. 1Level of organisation: 1 All unorganised; 2 At least some organised by a club or other organisation; 3 At least some in a sports club or leisure centre setting requiring payment.
  2. 2For the remaining 75 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. 3p-value for Goodman and Kruskal’s gamma coefficient.