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Table 2 Characteristics of survey participants compared to invited Netball NSW members

From: Linking sports registration information and player feedback to enhance netball participation

  Invited n=157,152 Participated n=10,795 Response rate 6.9%
n % n % %
Sex Female 149461 95.1 10312 95.5 7.6
Male 3106 2.0 144 1.3 4.8
Age category 5-6 years 3041 1.9 223 2.1 7.4
7-9 years 20477 13.0 1725 16.0 8.6
10-12 years 31712 20.2 2902 26.9 9.9
13-14 years 21618 13.8 2491 23.1 9.1
15-17 years 24318 15.5 623 5.8 4.6
18-24 years 21512 13.7 963 8.9 4.9
25-34 years 16639 10.6 877 8.1 5.9
35-44 years 11639 7.4 558 5.2 5.3
45-54 years 5367 3.4 318 2.9 6.7
55-64 years 782 0.5 109 1.0 16.2
65+ years 47 0.0 6 0.1 14.6
Socio economic status (SES) First quartile (Low SES) 23846 15.2 1381 12.8 6.3
Second quartile 43095 27.4 2816 26.1 7.1
Third quartile 25149 16.0 1982 18.4 8.5
Forth quartile (High SES) 59243 37.7 4197 38.9 7.9
Missing 5819 3.7 419 3.9 7.2
Location Major Cities 92629 58.9 7436 68.9 8.0
Inner Regional 34008 21.6 2302 21.3 6.8
Outer Regional and Remote 11204 7.1 648 6.0 5.8
Undisclosed 19311 12.3 409 3.8 2.1
Identifies as Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander No 129887 82.7 9452 87.6 7.7
Yes 8721 5.5 509 4.7 6.2
Undisclosed 18544 11.8 834 7.7 4.5
Disability status No 136232 86.7 9789 90.7 7.6
Yes 991 0.6 80 0.7 8.5
Undisclosed 19929 12.7 926 8.6 4.6
Language spoken at home English only 124536 79.2 8921 82.6 7.6
Language other than English 9919 6.3 825 7.6 8.8
Undisclosed 22697 14.4 1049 9.7 4.6
Country of birth Australia 126016 80.2 9505 88.1 7.5
Outside Australia 13591 8.6 954 8.8 7.0
Body Mass Index Thin NA NA 535 5.0 NA
Healthy weight NA NA 4010 37.1 NA
Overweight NA NA 1509 14.0 NA
Obese NA NA 924 8.6 NA
Not reported NA NA 3817 35.4 NA
Chronic Health Condition No NA NA 6497 60.2 NA
Yes NA NA 1095 10.1 NA
Undisclosed    3203 29.7  
Mental Health Anxiety NA NA 1128 10.4 NA
Depression NA NA 549 5.1 NA
Other NA NA 176 1.6 NA
None NA NA 6044 56.0 NA
Undisclosed    2898 26.8  
  1. NA not available