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Table 2 Community readiness scores

From: Assessing community readiness for overweight and obesity prevention in pre-adolescent girls: a case study

Dimensions Community efforts Knowledge of community efforts Leadership Community climate Knowledge of the issue Resources
Physical activity       
Total score 235 188 226 178 163 177
Mean score (standard deviation) 7.34 (0.97) 5.88 (1.44) 7.06 (1.19) 5.56 (1.76) 5.13 (1.21) 5.53 (0.97)
Overall readiness stage 6.08 (INITIATION STAGE)
Healthy eating and drinking       
Total score 229 187 214 181 168 143
Mean score (standard deviation) 6.94 (1.43) 5.67 (1.73) 6.48 (2.14) 5.48 (2.06) 5.09 (1.13) 4.77 (0.42)
Overall readiness stage 5.74 (PREPARATION STAGE)