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									  ‘WOMEN PLAYING SPORT?’

                     A REPORT FOR THE
WOMENS SPORT FOUNDATION




                              NOVEMBER 2003


 For fu rth e r info rm at i on p le a se cont a ct
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                                          Vi s ion 2 1
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                                            London
                                          NW 1 2 HD


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                                  Women Pla y in g Sport?




Appendices:

  A. The questionnaire

  B. Tables




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AP P E N D I X A: T H E Q UE ST IO NN AI R E



H e l l o , I ’ m _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ , c a l l i n g f r o m a r e s e a r c h c o m p a n y, V i s i o n 2 1 . W e ’ r e d o i n g a s u r v e y o n
b e h a l f o f t h e W o m e n ’ s S p o r t s F o u n d a t i o n a b o u t w o m e n i n s p o r t . Ar e yo u a b l e t o s p a r e f i v e
minutes?


            Yes
            No                    … Thank and close


(IF ASKED: The Womens Sports Foundation is the charity committ ed to improving and promoting
opportunities for women and girls in sport.)


F i r s t l y, r e s e a r c h s h o w s t h a t 4 0 % o f g i r l s d r o p o u t o f s p o r t a n d p h ys i c a l r e c r e a t i o n b y t h e
time they are 18.


Q1.         D o yo u t h i n k t h a t w e s h o u l d d o m o r e t o e n c o u r a g e g i r l s t o t a k e p a r t i n s p o r t ?
                 Yes
                 No
                 Don’t know


Q2.         D o yo u t h i n k t h a t p u b l i c m o n e y g i v e n t o s p o r t s h o u l d b e s p e n t e q u a l l y o n g i r l s a n d
            b o ys ?
                 Yes
                 No
                 Don’t know


Q3.         W h i c h s p o r t s d o yo u t h i n k w o m e n p e r f o r m w e l l i n ? ( D O N O T P R O M P T )


                 A)_______________
                 B)_______________
                 C)_______________
                 None


Q4.         W h i c h s p o r t s d o yo u t h i n k w o m e n s h o u l d n ’ t p l a y? ( D O N O T P R O M P T )


                 A)_______________
                 B)_______________
                 C)_______________
                 None


Q5.         W h e n d i d yo u l a s t s e e a s p o r t s w o m a n o n t e l e v i s i o n ? ( D O N O T P R O M P T )
                 Less than a week ago
                 Less than a month ago
                 Less than three months ago
                 Less than six months ago
                 Less than a year ago
                 More than a year ago
                 Do not watch sport
                 Don’t know




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Q6.         W o u l d yo u w a t c h m o r e w o m e n ’ s s p o r t i f i t w a s o n t e l e v i s i o n ? ( D O N O T P R O M P T )
                 Yes
                 Perhaps
                 No / probably not




Q7.         W o u l d yo u l i k e t o s e e m o r e m e d i a c o v e r a g e o f w o m e n ’ s s p o r t i n yo u r r e g i o n o r l o c a l
            area? (DO NOT PROMPT)
                 Yes
                 Perhaps
                 No / probably not


Q8.         Does women’s sport deserve to have the same amount of TV coverage as men’s
            sport? (DO NOT PROMPT)
                 Yes
                 No
                 Don’t know


C o u l d yo u n o w t e l l m e i f yo u a g r e e w i t h t h e f o l l o w i n g s t a t e m e n t s ?


Q9.         It is important to see more about Britain’s successful sports women in the media .
                 Yes
                 No
                 Don’t know


Q10.        More female sports stars on the television would encourage girls to play more
            sport.
                 Yes
                 No
                 Don’t know


Q11.        M ore women’s sport in the media would help devel op more women cham pions for
            Britain.
                 Yes
                 No
                 Don’t know


Q12.        C a n yo u n a m e t h r e e C U R R E N T B r i t i s h s p o r t s s t a r s ? ( D O N O T P R O M P T – T a k e d o w n
            first three answers or none if unable)


                 A)_______________
                 B)_______________
                 C)_______________
                 None                          … GO TO 15…




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Q13.        C a n yo u n a m e t h r e e C U R R E N T B r i t i s h F E M AL E s p o r t s s t a r s ? ( D O N O T P R O M P T -
            Take down first three answers or none if unable)


                  A)_______________
                  B)_______________
                  C)_______________
                  None                           … GO TO 15…


Q14.        C a n yo u n a m e a n y B r i t i s h f e m a l e w o r l d c h a m p i o n s o r t h e i r s p o r t ? ( D O N O T P R O M P T
            - CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY IF APPROPRIATE – ONLY CODE ‘OTHER’ IF
            APPROPRIATE)
                  Paula Radcliffe
                  Denise Lewis
                  Long distance, marathon, 10,000 meters…
                  Heptathlon, athletics
                  Other name
                  Other sport
                  None


Q15.        B r i t a i n i s p a r t i c u l a r l y s u c c e s s f u l i n r o w i n g . C a n yo u n a m e a n y o f B r i t a i n ’ s w o r l d
            champions in rowing, male or female ? (DO NOT PROMPT – CHOOSE ALL THAT
            APPLY IF APPROPRIATE)
                  Steve Redgrave
                  Matthew Pinsent
                  Other
                  None stated
L a s t l y, w e w o u l d l i k e yo u t o t e l l u s a l i t t l e a b o u t y o u r s e l f .


Q16.        D o yo u p l a y a n y s p o r t yo u r s e l f ?
                  Yes
                  No


Q17.        H o w o l d a r e yo u ? ( D O N O T P R O M P T - P L E A S E C H O O S E O N E O N L Y )


                  16-24
                  25-34
                  35-44
                  45-54
                  55-59
                  60-64
                  65 or older


Q16.        (DO NOT READ OUT) MALE OR FEMALE?
                  Male
                  Female




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Q19.        W h a t i s yo u r e t h n i c o r i g i n ? ( P L E A S E C H O O S E O N E O N L Y )


                 White
                 Mixed
                 Asian or Asian British:
                  -     Indian
                  -     Pakistani
                  -     Bangladeshi
                  -     Other Asian
                 Black or Black British:
                  -     Black Caribbean
                  -     Black African
                  -     Other black
                 Chinese
                 Other
                 Not stated


Q20.        I n t e r m s o f yo u r o c c u p a t i o n p l e a s e c a n yo u t e l l m e i f yo u a r e … ? ( P L E A S E R E A D
            OUT – CHOOSE ONE ONLY)


                 Professional                                               1
                 Managerial and technical                                   2
                 Skill occupation - non manual                              3
                 Skilled occupation – manual                                4
                 Partly skilled                                             5
                 Unskilled                                                  6
                 Not working                                                7
                 V o l u n t a r y wo r k                                   8


P L E AS E R E AD O U T :
T h a n k yo u f o r t a k i n g t h e t i m e t o c o m p l e t e t h i s q u e s t i o n n a i r e . G o o d n i g h t / g o o d a f t e r n o o n …




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AP P E N D I X B: T AB L E S


T he s am pl e : bef or e a nd af t er w eig htin g fo r g en de r



               M ale        Fem a le       16- 2 4    25- 3 4        35- 4 4    45- 5 4    55- 5 9      60- 6 4    65 +

Before         38 . 8 %     61 . 2 %       9. 9 %     20 . 6 %       19 . 6 %   21 . 2 %   12 . 3 %     5. 7 %     10 . 8 %
weighting

Af t e r       48 . 0 %     52 . 0 %       9. 7 %     20 . 1 %       19 . 2 %   21 . 7 %   12 . 2 %     6. 0 %     11 . 1 %
weighting




               W hit e      As i a n o r   Black or   M ixed         O the r    Not         Eng l and    S cotl an d   W al e s   No rth er n
                            As i a n       Black
                                                      ra c e                    sta ted                                           Ir el an d
                            British        British


Before         91 . 5 %     2. 5 %         0. 5 %     3. 1 %         0. 5 %     2. 1 %      86 . 8 %     7. 8 %        2. 1 %     3. 3 %
weighting

Af t e r       91 . 3 %     2. 2 %         0. 5 %     3. 1 %         0. 5 %     2. 2 %      87 . 3 %     7. 6 %        2. 0 %     3. 0 %
weighting
T he r e su lt s :

Da ta has b e en we i gh t ed f or g e nd er t o th e k no wn pr of i le of t he U K .


Q 1. D o yo u t hi nk t ha t we s h o u ld d o m ore to enc o ur ag e g ir ls to t ak e p art i n s p or t?

                   T ot al      M ale         Fem a le


Yes                85 . 3 %     83 . 7 %      86 . 8 %


No                 8. 3 %       10 . 9 %      6. 0 %


Don’t Know         6. 4 %       5. 4 %        7. 2 %


Q 2. D o yo u t hi nk t ha t pu b l ic m on e y g i v en t o s por t s h ou l d b e s p en t eq u a ll y o n
g irls an d b o ys ?

                   T ot al      M ale         Fem a le


Yes                89 . 5 %     88 . 1 %      90 . 9 %


No                 8. 5 %       10 . 2 %      6. 9 %


Don’t Know         2. 0 %       1. 7 %        2. 2 %


Q 3. W hic h s p or ts do you t h i nk wom en perf o r m we l l i n ? ( t op t hr ee a ns wers a n d
num be r r e pl yi n g ‘ no n e ’)

                   T ot al


At h l e t i c s   37 . 1 %


Swimming           22 . 5 %


Netball            22 . 5 %




None               17 . 4 %
                                                                                          Women Pla y in g Sport?




Q 4. W hic h s p or ts do you t h i nk wom en s ho u l dn ’ t p la y? (t o p thr e e a ns wers a n d
num be r r e pl yi n g ‘ no n e ’)

                T ot al


Boxing          17 . 2 %


Rugb y          17 . 2 %


Football        10 . 9 %




None            58 . 7 %



Q 5. W hen d i d yo u las t s e e a s p or ts wom a n o n te l e v is io n ?


                                         T otal         M ale         Fem a le

Less than a week ago                     39 . 0 %       45 . 4 %      33 . 0 %

Less than a month ago                    20 . 6 %       17 . 6 %      23 . 3 %

Less than three months ago               10 . 4 %       7. 1 %        13 . 5 %

Less than six months ago                 3. 8 %         3. 4 %        4. 1 %

Less than a year ago                     3. 3 %         3. 1 %        3. 5 %

More than a year ago                     1. 3 %         1. 4 %        1. 3 %

Don’t watch sport                        4. 6 %         4. 1 %        5. 0 %

Don’t know                               17 . 1 %       18 . 0 %      16 . 4 %


Q 6. W oul d yo u wa tc h m or e wom en ’s s p ort if it was o n t el e v is io n ?

                T ot al       M ale         Fem a le


Yes             45 . 3 %      50 . 7 %      40 . 3 %


Perhaps         20 . 2 %      20 . 3 %      20 . 0 %

No /
probabl y       34 . 5 %      29 . 0 %      39 . 7 %
not




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Q 7. W oul d yo u l ik e t o s ee m or e m ed ia c o v er ag e of wom e n’s s por t i n yo u r r e gi o n
or l oc a l ar e a ?

                 T ot al        M ale          Fem a le


Yes              61 . 7 %       59 . 4 %       63 . 8 %


Perhaps          14 . 7 %       19 . 8 %       9. 9 %

No /
probabl y        23 . 6 %       20 . 8 %       26 . 3 %
not


Q 8. D o es wom e n’s s p or t d es er v e to h a v e th e s am e am o un t of T V c o ver a g e as
m en’s s p or t ?

                 T ot al        M ale          Fem a le


Yes              71 . 4 %       67 . 9 %       74 . 6 %


No               20 . 8 %       24 . 8 %       17 . 1 %


Don’t Know       7. 8 %         7. 2 %         8. 3 %



A gre em en t wi t h th e s t at em ents :

Q 9. I t is im p or t a nt t o s ee m or e a b ou t Br i t a i n ’ s s uc c es s f u l s p orts wo m en i n t he
m edi a.

                 T ot al        M ale          Fem a le


Yes              88 . 2 %       85 . 7 %       90 . 5 %


No               6. 1 %         9. 6 %         2. 8 %


Don’t Know       5. 7 %         4. 2 %         6. 6 %



Q 1 0. M or e f em a le s po r ts s tar s on t h e te l e v is i on wo ul d e nc our a ge g ir ls to pl a y
m ore s p or t.

                 T ot al        M ale          Fem a le


Yes              86 . 6 %       83 . 8 %       89 . 2 %


No               7. 4 %         9. 6 %         5. 4 %


Don’t Know       5. 9 %         6. 5 %         5. 4 %




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Q 1 1. M or e wom e n’s s por t i n t he m ed ia wo u l d h el p d e v el o p m or e w om en
c ham p io ns f or Br i ta i n.

               T ot al       M ale         Fem a le


Yes            81 . 4 %      80 . 5 %      82 . 1 %


No             9. 7 %        10 . 2 %      9. 3 %


Don’t Know     8. 9 %        9. 2 %        8. 6 %


Q 1 2. C a n yo u n am e t h r ee C U RR ENT Br i tis h s por ts s t ars ?

               T ot al

David          34 . 2 %
Beckham

Paula          13 . 0 %
Radcliffe

Michael        11 . 2 %
Owen




None           34 . 9 %


Q 1 3. C a n yo u nam e t h r ee C U RR ENT Br i tis h FE M A LE s por ts s t ars ?

               T ot al

Paula          21 . 5 %
Radcliffe

Denise         5. 9 %
Lewis

Kell y         3. 9 %
Holmes




None           66 . 1 %




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Q 1 4. C an yo u n am e a n y Br i tis h f em al e wor l d c h am pi ons or t h e ir s por t ?

S por ts wom en :                                               S por ts :

                  T ot al                                                            T otal

Paula             27 . 0 %                                      Long /
Radcliffe                                                       middle               15 . 1 %
                                                                distance
Denise            7. 4 %
Lewis                                                           At h l e t i c s /   6. 4 %
                                                                Heptathlon


60 . 4 % of th e s am pl e c ou l d n ot n am e an y B r it is h f em al e wor ld c ham p io ns or t h eir
s por t.


4. 8 % of t he s am p le at t em pte d t o nam e a no t h er wo rl d c h am pi o n or s por t.
Ho we v er , s om e of t he s e wer e n ot Br it is h or no t c urr e nt .


O th er Bri t is h f em al e wor ld c h am pi o ns a nd s p orts m ent i o ne d:


Cur l i ng
C yc l i n g
Hoc k e y
Ro wi n g
S ai l i n g
S qu as h
L i z Mc C o l ga n
S al l y G un n e ll
Fat im a W hitbr ea d
V en us W ill i am s!


Q 1 5. B ri t ai n is par t ic u l ar l y s uc c es s f u l i n r o wi ng . C an yo u n am e an y of Br it a i n ’s
wor l d c h am pi ons in r o wi n g, m al e or f em al e ?

                  T ot al

Steve             32 . 4 %
Redgrave

Matthew           21 . 1 %
Pinsent

Other (male       6. 0 %
or female)


None              57 . 4 %




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