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Table 1.12: True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for physical activity variables

2016
% (p) / Mean Sample size (un-weighted) True standard error 95% confidence interval Design Factor
lower upper
Proportion of adults meeting physical activity guidelines
Men Meets MVPA guidelines 69 1874 1.3 66.3 71.5 1.30
Women Meets MVPA guidelines 59 2401 1.2 57.0 61.8 1.18
Proportion of children meeting physical activity guidelines (including school)
Boys Including school 79 653 1.9 75.4 82.7 1.18
Girls Including school 72 672 2.0 68.1 75.9 1.14
Proportion of children meeting physical activity guidelines (excluding school)
Boys Excluding school 73 653 2.0 68.5 76.3 1.16
Girls Excluding school 64 672 2.2 59.7 68.4 1.18
Proportion of children participating in sport
Boys Any sport or exercise 70 666 2.1 65.6 73.7 1.17
No sport or exercise 30 666 2.1 26.3 34.4 1.17
Girls Any sport or exercise 67 679 2.0 63.0 70.9 1.11
No sport or exercise 33 679 2.0 29.1 37.0 1.11

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