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Table 2 Teacher’s and children’s score on the process indicators dose, appreciation and interpersonal communication

From: Unravelling the effect of the Dutch school-based nutrition programme Taste Lessons: the role of dose, appreciation and interpersonal communication

  Total Grades 5–6 Grades 7–8
N Mean (SD) N Mean (SD) N Mean (SD)
Teacher questionnaire (n = 18)
Dose
  - Number of lessonsa 18 4.6 (3.2) 10 5.5 (4.1) 8 3.5 (1.2)
  - Number of activitiesb 18 18.9 (16.0) 10 25.3 (19.0) 8 10.9 (5.3)
  - Proportion of activities (0–1)c 18 0.28 (0.21) 10 0.34 (0.25) 8 0.21 (0.1)
Appreciation
  - Score (1–10) 18 7.9 (0.8) 10 7.7 (0.7) 8 8.3 (0.9)
  - Liking (1–5) 18 4.4 (0.4) 10 4.4 (0.4) 8 4.4 (0.5)
  - Feasible (1–5) 18 4.1 (0.7) 10 3.9 (0.7) 8 4.3 (0.6)
Child questionnaire (n = 339)
Appreciation
  - Score (1–10) 339 7.9 (2.0) 199 8.5 (1.8) 140 7.2 (2.0)
  - Liking (1–5) 331 4.0 (1.0) 180 4.3 (0.8) 151 3.6 (1.1)
Appreciation of activities (score 1–10)
  - Taste-testing 334 8.5 (2.2) 191 8.9 (1.8) 143 7.9 (2.4)
  - Conducting experiments 307 8.7 (1.8) 181 9.0 (1.7) 126 8.3 (1.9)
  - Looking for information 199 6.3 (2.5) 97 6.5 (2.8) 102 6.2 (2.2)
  - Talking about nutrition 309 6.6 (2.4) 174 7.1 (2.5) 135 6.0 (2.1)
  - Learning about taste and food 306 7.1 (2.4) 174 7.9 (2.2) 134 6.0 (2.4)
Interpersonal communication (1–5) d 331 2.8 (1.1) 180 2.8 (1.1) 151 2.7 (1.1)
  1. aLessons for grades 5–6 range from 1–12, for grades 7–8 from 1–10
  2. bActivities for grades 5–6 range from 1–75, for grades 7–8 from 1–52
  3. cThe total number of implemented activities divided by the total number of activities on the curriculum
  4. dHow often the children talked about Taste Lessons with others after the lessons