Publication - Statistics

Scottish Health Survey 2017 - volume one: main report

Published: 25 Sep 2018
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care, Research, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787812178

Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2017, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

Table 7.8 Proportion of children participating in sport, 2017, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 2 - 15 2017
Participation in any sport during last week Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
% % % % %
Boys
Participates in sport 79 78 68 61 53
Girls
Participates in sport 86 73 67 56 50
All children
Participates in sport 82 75 67 59 52
Bases (weighted):
Boys 147 128 150 137 153
Girls 121 139 139 162 132
All children 268 267 289 299 285
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 141 139 154 135 138
Girls 116 147 141 157 112
All children 257 286 295 292 250

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