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Table 2 Characteristics of schools that completed baseline and follow-up interviews

From: Effectiveness of a multi-strategy intervention in increasing the implementation of vegetable and fruit breaks by Australian primary schools: a non-randomized controlled trial

School characteristic Intervention Comparison pvalue
  (N = 388) (N = 258)  
  n (%) n (%)  
School type    
· Government 298 (76.8) 199 (77.1) 0.923
· Non-government 90 (23.20) 59 (22.9)  
School size    
· Small 180 (46.9) 85 (34.6) 0.003*
· Medium 160 (41.7) 115 (46.8)  
· Large 44 (11.5) 46 (18.7)  
ARIA    
· Urban 233 (60.1) 198 (76.7) <0.001*
· Rural 155 (40.0) 60 (23.3)  
SEIFA    
· High 100 (25.8) 109 (42.3) <0.001*
· Low 288 (74.2) 149 (57.8)  
  1. * Significant where alpha = 0.05; ARIA, Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia; SEIFA, Socio-Economic Indexes For Australia.