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RST Profile: Bay of Plenty

Physical Activity Levels by Gender

Physical Activity Levels Among Adults in the Bay of Plenty Region by Gender

  Men Women
30 x 5 Guideline Met
57.6%
38.0%
Some Activity
29.4%
44.4%
Inactive
13.0%
17.6%

Over seven days:

  • the percentage of adults in the Bay of Plenty region who achieved the national physical activity guideline was similar to the percentage for New Zealand adults (New Zealand: 48.2%; Bay of Plenty: 47.5%); and
  • among adults in the Bay of Plenty region, men were significantly more likely than women to have achieved the national physical activity guideline (Men: 57.6%; Women: 38.0%), whilst women were significantly more likely than men to have participated in ‘some activity’ (Men: 29.4%; Women: 44.4%).