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4125.0 - Gender Indicators, Australia, Jan 2012  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/02/2012   
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LEVELS OF EXERCISE


KEY SERIES

SEDENTARY OR ENGAGING IN LOW LEVELS OF EXERCISE (a), Age standardised (b), 18 years and over

2001
2004-05
2007-08

%
%
%

Males
65.0
66.9
68.6
Females
73.7
73.7
76.1

(a) Refers to exercise undertaken in two weeks prior to survey interview. For more information on Level of Exercise see Glossary (Health).
(b) Age standardised in 5 years ranges to 75 years and over to the Estimated Resident Population (ERP) as at 30 June 2001.

Source: ABS data available on request, National Health Survey.


RELATED SERIES

PARTICIPATION IN SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS, Age standardised (a), 15 years and over

2005-06
2009-10

%
%

Males
66.0
64.4
Females
65.5
62.5

(a) Age standardised in 5 years ranges to the Estimated Resident Population (ERP) as at 30 June 2001.

Source: ABS data available on request, Multipurpose Household Survey (MPHS).




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