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Table 1 General and physical environment of participating schools (n = 100 schools)

From: “HealthKick”: Formative assessment of the health environment in low-resource primary schools in the Western Cape Province of South Africa

Characteristics Percentage/number (%/n)
Key informant  
Principal 78
Deputy principal 11
Educators/other 9
Average number of learners and educators  
Learners 560
Educators 16
Language of instruction  
Afrikaans 73
English 6
Afrikaans and English 17
Other 4
Home language  
Afrikaans 89
English 3
IsiXhosa 8
School category according to socio-economic status of surrounding communities  
Quintile 1 22
Quintile 2 33
Quintile 3 45