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Table 3 Age-specific participation rates 2012: comparisons by sex

From: Population levels of sport participation: implications for sport policy

  Female Male Female v Male
Age range Counta ERPb Ratec Counta ERPb Ratec Ratiod 95 % CI
4 905 35,368 2.6 6,689 37,452 17.9 0.14 0.13 0.15
5–9 27,003 165,732 16.3 73,784 174,771 42.2 0.39 0.38 0.39
10–14 48,808 161,124 30.3 84,157 169,324 49.7 0.61 0.60 0.61
15–19 26,101 173,194 15.1 55,809 181,923 30.7 0.49 0.49 0.50
20–24 13,022 202,220 6.4 34,809 209,789 16.6 0.39 0.38 0.39
25–29 8,906 215,027 4.1 23,059 218,506 10.6 0.39 0.38 0.40
30–34 5,771 203,242 2.8 14,758 203,042 7.3 0.39 0.38 0.40
35–39 4,841 197,185 2.5 9,111 193,994 4.7 0.52 0.51 0.54
40–44 4,420 209,300 2.1 8,411 202,367 4.2 0.51 0.49 0.52
45–49 2,594 192,101 1.4 5,230 185,911 2.8 0.48 0.46 0.50
50–54 1,325 188,505 0.7 3,032 182,828 1.7 0.42 0.40 0.45
55–59 499 169,629 0.3 1,071 163,531 0.7 0.45 0.41 0.49
60–64 220 151,622 0.1 569 145,362 0.4 0.37 0.32 0.42
65–69 73 127,478 0.1 215 122,352 0.2 0.33 0.26 0.41
70–74 40 96,918 <0.1 104 91,613 0.1 0.36 0.26 0.51
75–79 16 78,717 <0.1 17 67,632 <0.1 0.81 0.44 1.48
80–84 4 65,559 <0.1 8 49,431 <0.1 0.38 0.11 1.28
85–100 13 71,354 <0.1 9 38,742 <0.1 0.78 0.37 1.68
All 144,561 2,843,674 5.1 320,842 2,785,448 11.5 0.44 0.44 0.44
  1. aMembership registrations in five sports
  2. bEstimated resident population
  3. cMembership registrations per 100 persons
  4. dRate ratio