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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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