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Table 3 Characteristics of recreational facilities that adopted and implemented the Alberta Nutrition Guidelines for Children and Youth (n = 151)

From: Improving children's nutrition environments: A survey of adoption and implementation of nutrition guidelines in recreational facilities

  Proportion of facilities that adopted the ANGCY Proportion of facilities that implemented the ANGCY
Someone in charge of food service 17% 9%
Urban location 17% 9%
Medium to high priority of healthy eating 16% 4%a
Priority of healthy eating increased in the past year 22%b 10%
Have nutrition policies 24% 17%c
Presence of a "champion" 67%d 44%e
  1. ap < 0.05 relative to facilities that had a low priority for healthy eating (13%)
  2. bp = 0.01 relative to facilities where the priority for healthy eating had not increased in the past year (8%)
  3. cp < 0.05 relative to facilities that did not have nutrition policies (4%)
  4. dP < 0.01 relative to facilities that did not have a "champion" (23%)
  5. ep = 0.01 relative to facilities that did not have a "champion" (11%)