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Table 5 Main three barriers to establish health promotion programmes at schools as described by the school principals

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

   1stChoice 2ndChoice  3rdChoice
   % [CI] % [CI]  % [CI]
Too little time 24 [18, 31] 5 [3, 10] 2 [0, 1]
Competing priorities 11 [7, 16] 15 [11, 21] 8 [1, 13]
Lack of human resources 12 [8, 17] 13 [8, 19] 10 [6, 15]
Lack of financial resources 21 [16, 27] 26 [20, 33] 24 [19, 31]
Inadequate facilities 14 [9, 20] 17 [13, 23] 21 [16, 28]
Lack of interest from outside bodies 3 [1, 7] 3 [1, 6] 12 [8, 18]
Lack of interest from learners 1 [0. 6] 2 [1, 5] 0  
Lack of interest from educators 0   1 [0,4] 2 [0, 5]
Lack of interest from parents 5 [2, 9] 9 [6, 14] 13 [9, 19]
Unsafe for learners to stay after school 7 [4, 11] 5 [3, 9] 2 [0, 5]