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Table 2 Distribution of social connectedness variables by CALD status: 2006 GSS

From: Gambling problems amongst the CALD population of Australia: hidden, visible or not a problem?

Social connectedness and support variables 2006 2006 t-value p-value 2002
  CALD Non-CALD    CALD
  % (SE) % (SE)    % (SE)
Social activities last 12 months
 Adult education/special interest group
  None 42.5 (1.6) 32.0 (0.6) 6.14 0.000 nc
  Participated in 57.5 (1.6) 68.0 (0.6) 6.14 0.000 nc
 Church or religious
  None 69.2 (1.7) 82.0 (0.5) 7.22 0.000 60.4 (1.5)
  Participated in religion 30.8 (1.7) 18.0 (0.5) 7.22 0.000 39.6 (1.5)
 Restaurant/cafe/bar/social club
  None 88.3 (1.4) 78.7 (0.5) 6.46 0.000 nc
  Attended 11.7 (1.4) 21.3 (0.5) 6.46 0.000 nc
 Sports/physical activity
  None 81.3 (1.7) 63.4 (0.6) 9.93 0.000 67.4 (1.9)
  Participate/attended/watched 18.7 (1.7) 36.6 (0.6) 9.93 0.000 32.6 (1.9)
 Arts/craft group
  None 93.4 (0.9) 83.7 (0.4) 9.85 0.000 nc
  Visited 6.6 (0.9) 16.3 (0.4) 9.85 0.000 nc
 Leisure/culture/recreation
  None 18.7 (1.3) 10.3 (0.3) 6.30 0.000 20.2 (1.2)
  Attended 81.3 (1.3) 89.7 (0.3) 6.30 0.000 79.8 (1.2)
 Sport/physical activity attendance
  None 73.3 (2.1) 44.0 (0.6) 13.42 0.000 74.3 (1.5)
  Attended 26.7 (2.1) 56.0 (0.6) 13.42 0.000 25.7 (1.5)
 Sport/physical activity participation
  None 48.6 (2.3) 36.1 (0.8) 5.13 0.000 51.7 (1.5)
  Participated 51.4 (2.3) 63.9 (0.8) 5.13 0.000 48.3 (1.5)
 Support if needed help in last 12 months
 No support 13.5 (0.8) 5.6 (0.3) 9.25 0.000 12.1 (1.0)
 Support 86.5 (0.8) 94.4 (0.3) 9.25 0.000 87.9 (1.0)
Total 100.0 100.0    100.0
N (weighted population) 2,034,595 13,272,471    1,891,353
Australia 13.3 (0.5) 86.7 (0.5)    13.0 (0.4)
  1. NOTES: Percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding.
  2. nc = Non-comparable due to different wording in questions between 2002 and 2006 surveys.