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Scottish Health Survey 2014 - volume 1: main report

Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2014, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

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Table 5.12 Barriers to sports participation, 2012/2014 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over who did not take part in any sport / exercise in past month 2012/2014 combined
Barriers to being more active Age Total
16-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % %
Men
Health isn't good enough 8 21 35 39 43 63 35
It's too difficult to find time 44 46 40 26 17 6 30
Not really interested 22 26 12 18 17 10 17
Respondent already does enough 6 9 8 10 12 7 9
It costs too much 8 3 10 6 1 - 5
No one to do it with 6 3 4 2 2 - 3
Fear of injury 9 4 6 2 3 4 5
Wouldn't enjoy it 5 1 3 5 3 3 4
Never occurred to me - 3 3 1 5 2 2
Might feel uncomfortable or out of place 2 - 3 2 2 - 2
Not enough information on what is available 1 1 1 - 0 - 0
Weathera 1 2 4 2 1 2 2
Changing facilities are not good enough - - - - - 1 0
Other 4 7 4 2 7 14 6
No reason 14 5 8 9 10 6 9
Women
Health isn't good enough 14 32 29 34 38 63 35
It's too difficult to find time 60 52 41 28 16 3 33
Not really interested 14 11 17 27 22 12 18
Respondent already does enough 0 6 10 9 10 8 7
It costs too much 12 8 11 5 2 - 7
No one to do it with 9 3 4 5 2 1 4
Fear of injury 2 4 7 4 3 3 4
Wouldn't enjoy it 4 3 6 7 2 1 4
Never occurred to me 5 2 3 3 3 4 3
Might feel uncomfortable or out of place 7 4 5 2 3 0 4
Not enough information on what is available 3 0 1 0 - 0 1
Weathera - 1 2 2 0 1 1
Changing facilities are not good enough - - - - - - -
Other 17 8 6 3 5 9 8
No reason 4 2 4 6 10 6 5
All adults
Health isn't good enough 11 27 32 36 40 63 35
It's too difficult to find time 54 50 41 27 16 5 32
Not really interested 17 17 15 23 20 12 17
Respondent already does enough 3 7 9 9 11 8 8
It costs too much 10 6 10 6 2 - 6
No one to do it with 8 3 4 4 2 1 4
Fear of injury 5 4 7 3 3 3 4
Wouldn't enjoy it 5 2 5 6 3 2 4
Never occurred to me 3 2 3 2 4 3 3
Might feel uncomfortable or out of place 5 2 4 2 3 0 3
Not enough information on what is available 2 0 1 0 0 0 1
Weathera 1 1 3 2 1 1 1
Changing facilities are not good enough - - - - 0 0 0
Other 12 7 5 2 5 11 7
No reason 8 3 6 7 10 6 7
Bases (weighted):
Men 142 123 161 160 158 124 869
Women 215 147 226 209 201 195 1194
All adults 358 270 387 369 359 319 2062
Bases (unweighted):
Men 78 108 155 179 224 163 907
Women 181 164 240 248 275 256 1364
All adults 259 272 395 427 499 419 2271

a Weather was not listed on the showcards, but was given as an "other" reason

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