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ESPN Chilton Sports Poll interviewed sports fans and avid sports fans on various activities that they engage in several times a month. The following compares the responses of the two from January to August '98. Number of sports fans ranges from 6,785 to 8,386 and the number of avid fans ranges from 2,058 to 2,769 (THE DAILY).
ACTIVITY ENGAGED IN SEVERAL TIMES A MONTH SPORTS
Going to the movies14.9%16.8% Going to dinner at a non-fast food restaurant23.4%25.3% Buying pre-recorded music11.5%12.5% Going to a bar or nightclub (age 21+)6.5%8.2% Going to a pro sports event3.2%5.9% Going to a local non-pro sporting event8.3%12.0% Play sports or participate in an athletic activity9.8%11.8%