SPORT AND RECREATION PROFILE:
In the 2007/08 Active NZ Survey, participants were able to identiy with multiple ethnicities. Consequently, the
percentages or each ethnic group are summed they do not equal 100 percent. Ethnic-specifc fndings shouldonly be compared with estimates or the total New Zealand population as comparisons between ethnic groups
The NZiDep tool was used to measure the socioeconomic position o participants. The tool consists o eightquestions which assess dierent domains o socioeconomic status. Based on the number o deprivation
– fve or more deprivation characteristics were reported.Further inormation about the Active NZ Survey methodology is available atwww.sparc.org.nz/activenzsurvey.
All fndings relate to the New Zealand adult population aged 16 years and over. They are based on responsesrom at least 100 participants and have a relative standard error o less than 25 percent unless stated otherwise.All estimates have been weighted to correct or dierences between the sample population and the general
have also been age-standardised to the 2006 New Zealand adult population. Estimates without 95% percentconfdence intervals represent proportions within the sport-specifc population (i.e. adults who participated in the
no overlap between the confdence intervals o the percentage estimates being compared.The Active NZ Survey is a nationally representative survey o all New Zealand adults. The fndings in this profleare not directly comparable with other sources o inormation about tramping. This is because methodological
dierent data sources.