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Table 1 Hockey NSW registration demographics and the odds of dropping out in the 2018 season

From: Participation and dropout of Hockey New South Wales participants in 2017 and 2018: a longitudinal study

  2017 registrations 2018 registrations Odds of dropping out in 2018
N % N % OR (95% CI)
All registrants 27,534 100 26,826 100  
Age category
 5–6 years 1091 4.0 914 3.4 2.1 (1.8, 2.4)
 7–11 years 5289 19.2 5076 18.9 0.8 (0.8, 0.9)
 12–17 years 6547 23.8 6369 23.7 Reference
 18–25 years 3944 14.3 3812 14.2 1.6 (1.4, 1.7)
 25–34 years 3253 11.8 3143 11.7 1.3 (1.2, 1.4)
 35–44 years 3251 11.8 3185 11.9 0.9 (0.8, 1.0)
 45–54 years 2739 10.0 2802 10.5 0.8 (0.7, 0.8)
 55–64 years 1112 4.0 1187 4.4 0.6 (0.5, 0.7)
 65 + years 308 1.1 337 1.3 0.9 (0.7, 1.1)
Sex
 Male 11,319 41.1 11,200 41.8 Reference
 Female 16,057 58.3 15,535 57.9 1.1 (1.0, 1.2)
 Missing 158 0.6 91 0.3  
Country of birth
 Australia 15,213 55.3 21,367 79.7 Reference
 Other 2577 9.4 3864 14.4 1.3 (0.6, 2.8)
 Missing 9744 35.4 1595 6.0  
A parent born overseas
 Yes 3189 11.6 4855 18.1 1.1 (0.5, 2.2)
 No 11,938 43.4 17,075 63.7 Reference
 Missing 12,407 45.1 4896 18.3  
Identified as Indigenous
 Yes 1231 4.5 1180 4.4 1.2 (1.1, 1.4)
 No 25,950 94.3 25,333 94.4 Reference
 Missing 353 1.3 313 1.2  
Identified as having a Disability
 Yes 305 1.1 337 1.3 0.7 (0.5, 0.9)
 No 26,910 97.7 26,239 97.8 Reference
 Missing 319 1.2 250 0.9  
Socio-economic status
 1st quartile (most disadvantaged) 4244 15.4 4221 15.7 1.1 (1.0, 1.2)
 2nd quartile 9429 34.2 9130 34.0 1.1 (1.0, 1.2)
 3rd quartile 6682 24.3 6550 24.4 1.1 (1.0, 1.1)
 4th quartile (least disadvantaged) 6661 24.2 6569 24.5 Reference
 Missing 518 1.9 356 1.3  
Location
 Major cities 12,612 45.8 12,358 46.1 Reference
 Inner regional 12,356 44.9 12,048 44.9 1.1 (1.1, 1.2)
 Outer regional and remote 2124 7.7 2137 8.0 1.1 (1.0, 1.2)
 Missing 442 1.6 283 1.1  
  1. OR: Odds ratio; CI: confidence interval. This table uses registration data only