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Leisure-Time Physical Activity – Statistics in Haldimand and Norfolk

  • 41.3 % of the Haldimand and Norfolk residents, age 12 years and older, were inactive during their leisure time compared to 46.3% of Ontario residents (2013-2014).
  • 32.9% of the Haldimand and Norfolk residents, age 12 years and older, were active during their leisure time compared to 29.3% of Ontario residents (2013-2014).

Proportion of Population Aged 12 Years and Older, by Leisure-time Physical Activity Behaviour, Haldimand and Norfolk and Ontario, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, and 2013-2014

Physical Activity (Crude Rate)
2009-2010 2011-2012 2013-2014
Haldimand-Norfolk (%,CI) Ontario (%,CI) Haldimand-Norfolk (%,CI) Ontario (%,CI) Haldimand-Norfolk (%,CI) Ontario (%,CI)
Rate of being active during leisure time 26.4 (22.1-30.6) 27.2 (26.5-27.9) 27.3 (23.1-31.6) 29.3 (28.5-30.2) 32.9 (27.2-38.6) 29.3 (28.5-30.2)
Rate of being moderately active during leisure time 23.1 (18.7-27.4) 23.6 (22.9-24.4) 25.3 (20.6-29.9) 24.8 (24.0-25.6) 25.8 (21.1-30.4) 24.4 (23.6-25.1)
Rate of being active or moderately active during leisure time 49.4 (44.8-54.1) 50.8 (50.0-51.7) 52.6 (47.1-58.0) 54.1 (53.2-55.0) 58.7 (53.6-63.7) 53.7 (52.7-54.6)
Rate of being inactive during leisure time 50.6 (45.9-55.2) 49.2 (48.3-50.0) 47.4 (42.0-52.9) 45.9 (45.0-46.8) 41.3 (36.3-46.4) 46.3 (45.4-47.3)

Source: Public Health Ontario. Snapshots: Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit: Self-Reported Leisure-Time: Physical Activity Behaviour, Crude Rate, (both sexes combined), 2009/10-2013/14. Toronto, ON: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion; 2016 Nov 30 [cited 2017 Sept 28].
Available from: http://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/DataAndAnalytics/Snapshots/Pages/Health-Behaviours—Physical-Activity.aspx

For further information please contact qpap@haldimand-norfolk.org or 519-426-6170 Ext. 3305.

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