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Table 2 Demographics and influencing factors and gender (male and female)

From: Influences of club connectedness among young adults in Western Australian community-based sports clubs

  Male
N (%)
Female
N (%)
Total
N (%)
P value
Sport     p < .001**
 AFL 37 (45.7) 10 (8.0) 47 (22.8)  
 Hockey 3 (3.7) 25 (20.0) 28 (13.6)  
 Netball 0 (0) 40 (32.0) 40 (19.4)  
 Soccer 12 (14.8) 11 (8.8) 23 (11.2)  
 Ultimate Frisbee 4 (4.9) 12 (9.6) 15 (7.8)  
 Other*** 25 (30.9) 27 (21.6) 52 (25.2)  
 Total 81 125 206  
AUDIT-C category     p < .001**
 Low-risk 34 (50.7) 81 (78.6) 115 (67.6)  
 High-risk 33 (49.3) 22 (21.4) 55 (32.4)  
 Total 67 103 170  
Length of club membership     p = .761
 Less than 1 year 14 (17.3) 24 (19.0) 38 (18.4)  
 1–2 years 22 (27.2) 33 (26.2) 55 (26.6)  
 3–5 years 22 (27.2) 27 (21.4) 49 (23.7)  
 More than 5 years 23 (28.4) 42 (33.3) 65 (31.4)  
 Total 81 126 207  
Volunteer roles     p = .357
 Yes 41 (50.6) 72 (57.1) 113 (54.6)  
 No 40 (49.4) 54 (42.9) 94 (45.4)  
 Total 81 126 207  
Time spent volunteering     p = .037*
 2–3 times a week or more 18 (46.2) 19 (26.8) 37 (33.6)  
 Once a week 13 (33.3) 21 (29.6) 34 (30.9)  
 Once a month or less 8 (20.5) 31 (43.7) 39 (35.5)  
 Total 39 71 110  
Healthy food options     p = .011*
 Yes, absolutely 10 (16.7) 34 (35.8) 44 (28.4)  
 Yes 22 (36.7) 31 (32.6) 53 (34.2)  
 No 24 (40.0) 19 (20.0) 43 (27.7)  
 Unsure 4 (6.7) 11 (11.6) 15 (9.7)  
 Total 60 95 155  
AUDIT-C score M 5.0 M 3.9 M 4.5 p = .001*
SD 2.3 SD 3.2 SD 2.3  
CI 4.4–5.6 CI 3.5–4.3 CI 4.0–4.7  
Experienced harm M 3.2 M 2.3 M 2.6 p = .003*
SD 3.5 SD 3.8 SD 3.7  
CI 2.4–4.1 CI 1.5–3.0 CI 2.1–3.2  
Second-hand harm M 2.3 M 1.1 M 1.5 p = .006*
SD 3.9 SD 2.4 SD 3.1  
CI 1.2–3.1 CI 1.1–1.5 CI 1.1–1.9  
Witnessed harm M 3.2 M 1.4 M 2.1 p = .004*
SD 5.3 SD 3.2 SD 4.2  
CI 1.9–4.5 CI .7–1.9 CI 1.4–2.7  
Alcohol expectations M 22.1 M 21.1 M 21.5 p = .313
SD 3.7 SD 4.7 SD 4.4  
CI 21.2–23.0 CI 20.1–21.9 CI 20.8–22.1  
Club connectedness M 21.7 M 21.4 M 21.5 p = .455
SD 3.3 SD 3.0 SD 3.1  
CI 20.9–22.5 CI 20.8–21.9 CI 21.1–21.9  
Team cohesion (GEQ) M 119.2 M 118.2 M 118.6 p = .608
SD 25.6 SD 21.6 SD 23.2  
CI 113.2–125.3 CI 114.3–122.2 CI 115.3–121.9  
Individual attractions to the Group-Social (ATG-S) M 34.3 M 32.4 M 33.1 p = 0.308
SD 9.1 SD 7.6 SD 7.6  
CI 32.1–36.4 CI 30.9–33.8 CI 31.9–34.3  
Individual attractions to the Group-Task (ATG-T) M 29.0 M 29.1 M 29.1 p = 0.823
SD 6.9 SD 5.9 SD 6.3  
CI 287.4–30.6 CI 28.0–30.2 CI 28.2–40.0  
Group Integration Task (GI-T) M 32.3 M 33.8 M 33.2 p = 0.305
SD 7.6 SD 6.9 SD 7.2  
CI 30.5–34.0 CI 32.6–35.1 CI 32.2–34.3  
Group Integration-Social (GI-S) M 23.7 M 22.9 M 23.2 p = 0.14
SD 6.73 SD 5.9 SD 6.2  
CI 22.13–25.29 CI 21.9–24.1 CI 22.3–24.1  
Mental Wellbeing M 54.2 M 51.3 M 52.4 p = .073
SD 8.0 SD 9.0 SD 8.8  
CI 52.3–56.1 CI 49.6–53.0 CI 51.1–53.7  
  1. *. p < 0.05 level
  2. **. p < 0.01 level
  3. ***Other = American football, basketball, bouldering, cheerleading, cricket, floorball, gymnastics, judo, polocrosse, Quidditch, rowing, Rugby League, Rugby Union, softball, street roller hockey, swimming, taekwondo, tennis, volleyball and waterpolo