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Table 7 Relationship between rate of regular 1 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 activity2 n Positive linear Negative linear Non- linear3 p-value4
Aerobics/Fitness 5,070   *   0.001
Australian Rules Football 712    * 0.013
Basketball 747    * <0.001
Bush Walking 1,040 *    <0.001
Cycling 2,562     0.012
Fishing 481 *    0.014
Hockey (indoor) 33    * 0.004
Ice/Snow Sports 273     0.023
Motor Sports 290    * <0.001
Orienteering 156    * 0.001
Shooting Sports 165 *   * 0.003
Squash/Racquetball 296 *   * 0.004
Swimming 2,799 *    0.001
Table Tennis 120   *   0.046
Touch Football 597   * * <0.001
  1. 1Twelve times or more v fewer than 12 times in past 12 months.
  2. 2For the remaining 80 types of physical activity, either there was no significant relationship between ARIA+ category and the rate of regular participation, or the sample size was too small for valid statistical analysis.
  3. 3Second order (quadratic) relationship.
  4. 4Logistic regression likelihood ratio test.