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More than 10 times 15 9 21 13 16 Never 41 34 50 39 43 1 time 4 4 3 6 4 2 to 5 times 14 21 8 22 10 6 to 10 times 7 5 6 6 7 ? Participate in outdoor team activities such as soccer, softball, baseball, or football? More than 10 times 34 36 33 27 36 Never 11 16 5 19 7 1 time 6 8 4 10 4 2 to 5 times 27 31 25 31 25 6 to 10 times 17 12 25 10 22 ? Participate in outdoor recreation such as activities on playgrounds, public parks, or public beaches? More than 10 times 39 33 41 30 42 Never 17 33 5 32 10 1 time 4 9 1 6 3 2 to 5 times 17 18 14 17 16 6 to 10 times 15 17 13 17 14 ? Participate in individual outdoor activities such as biking, tennis, running, or swimming? More than 10 times 47 23 67 28 57 Very satisfied 51 47 60 38 57 Somewhat satisfied 34 41 27 42 30 Somewhat dissatisfied 10 8 9 10 10 Very dissatisfied 4 2 3 5 3 Overall, how satisfied are you with the outdoor activities that are available to that child? 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