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Table 8 Relationship between level of organisation 1 of physical particular types of 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 Negative p-value3
Air Sports 16 *   0.001
Australian Rules Football 687 *   <0.001
Badminton 155 *   0.014
Baseball 39   * 0.003
Basketball 746 *   <0.001
Bush Walking 991   * 0.010
Cricket (outdoor) 676 *   0.001
Football (outdoor) 1,010 *   <0.001
Golf 1,412 *   <0.001
Hockey (outdoor) 189 *   0.005
Netball 781 *   <0.001
Rugby Union 160 *   0.020
Running 2,175 *   <0.001
Squash/Racquetball 295 *   0.005
Tennis 1,264 *   <0.001
Touch Football 569 *   0.001
Yoga 662   * <0.001
  1. 1Level of organisation: All unorganised; At least some organised by a club or other organisation; At least some in a sports club or leisure centre setting requiring payment.
  2. 2For the remaining 78 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. 3p-value for Goodman and Kruskal’s gamma coefficient.