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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 6.2 Participation in different physical activities for at least 10 minutes in the last four weeks, by age and sex

Table 6.2 Participation in different physical activities for at least 10 minutes in the last four weeks, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Participation for at least 10 minutes a time

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75 +

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Heavy Housework

Any participation in last 4 weeks

34

55

55

52

44

44

33

47

Mean number of days in last 4 weeks a

1.6

2.4

3.2

2.8

2.3

2.1

1.9

2.4

Standard error of the mean

0.26

0.24

0.25

0.27

0.22

0.24

0.31

0.10

Mean number of hours per week a

0.5

0.8

1.3

1.1

0.9

0.7

0.6

0.9

Standard error of the mean

0.11

0.12

0.16

0.14

0.14

0.09

0.14

0.05

Heavy Manual/ Gardening/ DIY

Any participation in last 4 weeks

15

28

33

32

33

25

16

27

Mean number of days in last 4 weeks a

1.0

1.6

1.9

2.1

2.0

1.4

1.1

1.6

Standard error of the mean

0.29

0.27

0.25

0.24

0.23

0.21

0.25

0.10

Mean number of hours per week a

1.2

1.7

2.0

2.1

1.8

1.3

1.3

1.7

Standard error of the mean

0.42

0.40

0.37

0.32

0.24

0.25

0.46

0.14

Walking

Any participation in last 4 weeks

55

53

43

37

32

22

11

39

Mean number of days in last 4 weeks a

10.4

10.2

8.2

6.5

5.7

4.6

2.0

7.3

Standard error of the mean

0.98

0.77

0.62

0.51

0.48

0.49

0.41

0.30

Mean number of hours per week a

2.9

3.8

4.0

2.4

2.3

2.0

0.7

2.8

Standard error of the mean

0.41

0.68

0.83

0.28

0.40

0.29

0.21

0.22

Sports and Exercise

Any participation in last 4 weeks

76

73

58

48

37

39

25

54

Mean number of days in last 4 weeks a

11.6

10.4

7.0

5.5

4.0

4.8

3.0

7.0

Standard error of the mean

0.81

0.71

0.51

0.40

0.39

0.43

0.48

0.25

Mean number of hours per week a

4.1

3.3

2.2

1.8

1.4

1.7

1.0

2.3

Standard error of the mean

0.43

0.32

0.20

0.19

0.18

0.17

0.20

0.11

Any physical activities

Any participation in last 4 weeks

92

94

90

86

78

70

52

83

Mean number of days in last 4 weeks a

19.8

20.2

18.1

15.6

13.3

10.4

7.1

15.9

Standard error of the mean

0.83

0.63

0.55

0.55

0.60

0.57

0.67

0.28

Mean number of hours per week a

10.6

11.4

10.8

9.4

7.8

5.7

3.3

9.1

Standard error of the mean

0.81

0.82

0.79

0.57

0.56

0.43

0.47

0.28

Women

Heavy Housework

Any participation in last 4 weeks

52

80

76

70

64

58

29

63

Mean number of days in last 4 weeks a

3.1

5.3

5.5

4.6

4.3

3.8

1.6

4.2

Standard error of the mean

0.29

0.35

0.31

0.28

0.28

0.30

0.24

0.13

Mean number of hours per week a

1.3

2.2

2.7

2.4

2.0

1.6

0.6

2.0

Standard error of the mean

0.17

0.20

0.24

0.23

0.18

0.18

0.11

0.09

Heavy Manual/ Gardening/ DIY

Any participation in last 4 weeks

2

7

17

14

13

13

2

11

Mean number of days in last 4 weeks a

0.1

0.3

0.6

0.5

0.7

0.5

0.1

0.4

Standard error of the mean

0.02

0.08

0.10

0.08

0.15

0.09

0.03

0.04

Mean number of hours per week a

0.0

0.2

0.4

0.3

0.5

0.3

0.0

0.3

Standard error of the mean

0.01

0.08

0.07

0.07

0.12

0.06

0.02

0.03

Walking

Any participation in last 4 weeks

44

39

40

36

25

20

7

32

Mean number of days in last 4 weeks a

9.1

7.4

7.4

6.3

4.4

3.9

1.1

5.9

Standard error of the mean

0.80

0.57

0.50

0.46

0.40

0.44

0.27

0.22

Mean number of hours per week a

2.5

2.2

2.3

2.2

1.8

1.2

0.2

1.9

Standard error of the mean

0.36

0.30

0.21

0.26

0.25

0.19

0.05

0.10

Sports and Exercise

Any participation in last 4 weeks

67

56

55

41

33

34

14

45

Mean number of days in last 4 weeks a

8.8

6.6

5.9

4.5

3.4

3.2

1.6

5.0

Standard error of the mean

0.58

0.46

0.36

0.38

0.33

0.31

0.28

0.16

Mean number of hours per week a

2.4

1.5

1.3

1.0

0.9

0.9

0.3

1.2

Standard error of the mean

0.24

0.16

0.12

0.12

0.11

0.11

0.06

0.06

Any physical activities

Any participation in last 4 weeks

86

92

90

86

77

73

38

80

Mean number of days in last 4 weeks a

16.3

16.4

16.0

14.6

11.9

9.8

4.1

13.3

Standard error of the mean

0.73

0.55

0.49

0.51

0.50

0.52

0.44

0.24

Mean number of hours per week a

7.0

7.0

7.7

7.2

6.0

4.1

1.2

6.1

Standard error of the mean

0.53

0.44

0.40

0.40

0.39

0.33

0.16

0.18

Bases (weighted):

Men

464

481

563

555

480

327

218

3087

Women

445

487

615

590

504

381

349

3371

Bases (unweighted):

Men

246

317

460

535

525

453

304

2840

Women

334

451

647

631

632

513

409

3617

a Means are based on all participants