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Table 1 Descriptive analysis of participant and school characteristics

From: Evaluation of Daily Physical Activity (DPA) policy implementation in Ontario: surveys of elementary school administrators and teachers

Characteristic % School Administratorsa (n) b % Teachersa (n) b
Participant Characteristics   
Gender   
 Female 67.9 (125) 71.9 (197)
 Male 32.1 (59) 28.1 (77)
Year of experience in current role   
 5 years or less 28.1 (52) 14.9 (41)
 6 to 15 years 59.0 (109) 49.6 (137)
 16 years or more 13.0 (24) 35.5 (98)
Level of HPE training   
 University-level training 13.6 (25) 9.8 (27)
 Other training (e.g., workshops, coaching certification) 10.3 (19) 9.4 (26)
 Little to no training 76.2 (141) 80.8 (223)
Priority level of physical activity in daily life   
 High 60.2 (112) 62.5 (172)
 Moderate 28.5 (53) 30.9 (85)
 Low 11.3 (21) 6.6 (18)
School Characteristics   
School board language   
 English 94.3 (197) 94.1 (289)
 French 5.7 (12) 5.9 (18)
School board type   
 Public 71.8 (150) 68.4 (210)
 Catholic 28.2 (59) 31.6 (97)
School location (based on postal code)   
 Urban 74.2 (155) 72.0 (221)
 Rural 25.8 (54) 28.0 (86)
School size   
 Small (≤295 students) 50.7 (106) 50.5 (155)
 Large (≥296 students) 49.3 (103) 49.5 (152)
  1. aPercentage totals may not equal 100 % due to rounding
  2. bCount totals (n) may not equal total sample (n = 209 for school administrators; n = 307 for teachers), and differ between variables, due to missing values