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Table 4 Principals’ perceptions of the health priorities for learners, educators and parents

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

  Top priority n = 100 Second priority n-100 Third priority n = 100
  Learners % [CI] Educators % [CI] Parents % [CI] Learners % [CI] Educators % [CI] Parents % [CI] Learners % [CI] Educators % [CI] Parents % [CI]
Tobacco use 8 9 16 14 13 31 10 3 10
[5,13] [6,14] [11,22] [10,20] [9,19] [3,4] [6,15] [1,6] [7,15]
Substance abuse 15 0 66 9 2 19 7 4 6
[10,21]   [59,72] [6,14] [1,5] [14,25] [4,12] [2,8] [3,10]
Lack of physical activity 11 33 3 24 23 8 15 11 10
[7,16] [27,40] [1,7] [18,31] [17,30] [5,13] [10,21] [7,16] [6,15]
Unhealthy diet 50 12 7 18 19 19 6 11 17
[43,57] [8,18] [4,11] [14,25] [15,26] [15,26] [4,11] [8,17] [12,23]
Overweight 0 12 0 1 10 1 2 22 4
  [8,18]   [0,4] [7,15] [0,4] [1,5] [17,28] [2,8]
Underweight 12 0 0 2 0 0 16 0 1
[8,17]    [14,25]    [11,22]   [0,4]
Chronic non-communicable diseases 0 24 3 0 18 5 7 15 14
  [19,30] [1,7]   [13,24] [3,9] [4,11] [11,21] [10,19]
Problems related to sexual health 2 0 2 0 0 13 7 1 25
  [1,5]   [1,5]    [9,19] [4,12] [0,3] [19,32]
  1. Figures in bold reflect the most often selected health problems per group.