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Table 6 Relationship between rate of participation in particular types of physical activity and ARIA+ remoteness category

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

   Relationship with ARIA+ category  
Physical activity1 n Positive linear Negative linear Non- linear2 p-value3
Aerobics/fitness 21,603   * * <0.001
Athletics/track and field 21,604     0.038
Australian rules football 21,603 *   * <0.001
Badminton 21,603   *   0.003
Basketball 21,604     0.022
Cricket (outdoor) 21,603 *   * <0.001
Cycling 21,602   * * <0.001
Fishing 21,603 *    <0.001
Football (indoor) 21,603   *   <0.001
Golf 21,604    * <0.001
Gridiron 21,604     0.026
Hockey (indoor) 21,603 *    0.005
Hockey (outdoor) 21,602 *   * <0.001
Horse riding/equestrian/polo cross 21,602 *   * <0.001
Ice/snow sports 21,604   *   0.004
Lawn bowls 21,603 *   * <0.001
Martial arts 21,603    * 0.020
Motor sports 21,602 *   * <0.001
Netball 21,604 *    <0.001
Rugby league 21,603 *    <0.001
Running 21,602   * * <0.001
Sailing 21,604    * 0.018
Scuba diving 21,603 *   * 0.001
Shooting sports 21,603 *    <0.001
Squash/racquetball 21,603 *    0.001
Surf sports 21,604   *   0.001
Swimming 21,604   * * <0.001
Tenpin bowling 21,603   *   0.001
Touch football 21,603 *    <0.001
Water-skiing/power boating 21,603 *    <0.001
Weight training 21,604   *   <0.001
Yoga 21,603   * * <0.001
  1. 1For the remaining 63 types of physical activity, there was no significant relationship between ARIA+ category and the rate of regular participation.
  2. 2Second order (quadratic) relationship.
  3. 3Logistic regression likelihood ratio test.